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Justine Wettschreck/Daily Globe A 30,000 pound piece of equipment landed on an entrance ramp of I-90 Thursday after the chains holding it on a semi-trailer snapped. The Minnesota State Patrol, Worthington Police Department and Larson Crane Service were called in to assist in putting the heavy item back on the trailer.

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WORTHINGTON -- Sometimes a day just goes awry, as semi-truck driver Joe Bridges learned Thursday morning.

Shortly after 10:20 a.m., the Worthington Police Department was informed a piece of equipment had fallen off a truck and the driver needed help.


"He needs help lifting a 30- pound piece of equipment back onto his truck?" an officer questioned dispatch.

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