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Highway 40 east of Milan detoured due to accident

MILAN — Traffic on Minnesota Trunk Highway 40 east of Milan has been detoured this morning due to a fatal accident.

The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a collision involving a 2014 Harley Davidson Road Start motorcycle and a 2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer. It occurred about five miles east of Milan around 6:42 a.m., according to information from the Patrol.

The Minnesota Department of Transportation initiated a temporary detour and workers were on the scene directing traffic to the route.

Tom Cherveny

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

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