Semi goes into ditch, leaks agricultural waste

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TOWN OF AHNAPEE – Some agricultural waste leaked into a ditch in Kewaunee County after a semi crashed into a ditch.

Sheriff’s officials say the crash happened around 8:10 a.m. at the intersection of highways 54 and D. The driver, a 27-year-old man from Kewaunee, was trying to turn left on Hwy. D when he lost control and ended up in the ditch on the east side of Hwy. D. The driver was not hurt.

When emergency crews arrived, they found the trailer leaking into the ditch. Around 5,000 gallons of waste were in the trailer, authorities say.

The DNR and State Patrol were both called in to help.

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