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Rollover crash temporarily closes Hwy. 61 at Hastings bridge

A crash on the north side of the Hastings bridge closed Highway 61 for a time Friday morning. Photo by Chad Richardson/Hastings Star Gazette

The Highway 61 bridge in Hastings was closed for a time Friday morning following a rollover crash.

The crash occurred just north of the bridge.

The State Patrol reported that it involved several vehicles, including a boom truck. One person was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The bridge was reopened before 9:30 a.m.

Chad Richardson

Chad Richardson is the news director for RiverTown Multimedia. He was the publisher of four RiverTown publications until 2016, when he was named news director. He was previously general manager of the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages from 2000 to 2007. He worked at the Hastings Star Gazette from 1996 to 2000 as a photographer and reporter. He also worked as a photographer and writer at the Pope County Tribune in Glenwood.

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