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December 8, 2009

Tanker fire near Judson closed road

JUDSON — Highway 68 near Judson was closed to traffic for about two hours early Tuesday while firefighters extinguished flames on a tanker truck.

An International semi tractor carrying a propane tanker caught fire shortly before midnight at the highway’s intersection of Blue Earth County Road 42.

Driver Shane Murphy, 37, of Waseca was not injured, the State Patrol said.

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