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Oversized Load Spills, Kills Motorist

Posted at: 02/05/2013 7:12 AM

nullMILAN, Minn. (AP) - An oversized load spilled from a semi in southwestern Minnesota and killed a passing motorist.
 
The accident happened on Highway 59 near Milan in Chippewa County Monday. The Minnesota State Patrol says the semi clipped a railroad bridge, causing the cargo to fall onto a car driven by a Granite Falls man. The St. Paul Pioneer Press says 61-year-old George Piasecki died at the scene.
 
The State Patrol did not identify the kind of cargo the semi was carrying.
 
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Information from: St. Paul Pioneer Press, http://www.twincities.com

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