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Semi trailer comes unhitched, blocks traffic in Litchfield

LITCHFIELD -- The State Patrol is investigating an semi-trailer incident that blocked traffic around 6:30 a.m. this morning in Litchfield.

According to the Meeker County Sheriff's Office, Gregory Volkers, 48, of Sauk Rapids was driving a 2000 Mack semi-tractor pulling a trailer south on State Highway 22 and turned west onto Highway 12 when the trailer came unhooked from the tractor, blocking the westbound lane of Highway 12.

Deputies directed traffic until the trailer was removed from the roadway. There were no injuries.