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August 9, 2011

Esquire's "sexiest trucker alive" visits Mankato

MANKATO — Last year, Esquire magazine dubbed Lisa Kelly “The Sexiest Trucker Alive.”

The 30-year-old who drives 18-wheelers across Alaskan hinterlands is OK with that.

“Every girl likes her girly side. But I’m not trying to make it a girly thing because it’s a man’s world,” she said of the truck-driving universe, of which she’s become one of its stars.

During a promotional stop in Mankato on Tuesday the cast member of the popular “Ice Road Truckers” reality show talked about her gig with her rig and the trappings of unsolicited fame.


For an updated story, see the print or e-edition of Wednesday’s Free Press.

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