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U.S. Highway 12 west of Murdock re-opens to traffic


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

The highway was opened shortly after workers removed the ruptured anhydrous ammonia tank that had struck in an accident around 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday near the Koch Nitrogen Fertilizer terminal.

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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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