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Highway 12 reopens west of Murdock, Minn.

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MURDOCK -- U.S. Highway 12 west of Murdock reopened for traffic at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, two to three days before officials thought it could be done.


The highway was opened shortly after workers removed the ruptured anhydrous ammonia tank and semi-truck that had been struck around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday in an accident with a Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway train.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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