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Crash backs up Highway 61 traffic north of Hastings bridge

A truck rests diagonal over the Highway 61 median north of Hastings after an accident Friday afternoon. Lanes on both sides of Highway 61 are backed up due to the accident. Alec Hamilton / RiverTown Multimedia

HASTINGS — Both the north and south-bound lanes of Highway 61 were partially blocked as of 3:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27, due to a crash.

A semi-truck crashed into a median on Highway 61, just before the stoplight next to the Holiday gas station.

The crash occurred around 2:30 p.m. and the Dakota County Sheriff’s Office and other services were on scene.

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Alec Hamilton

Alec Hamilton is a RiverTown Multimedia sports reporter covering Hastings, Farmington and Rosemount athletics. He graduated from Drake University with a journalism degree in 2014. 

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