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Single-vehicle crash leaves semi truck on its side


Ryan Hermens

Emergency responders investigate a single-vehicle crash on I-80 that left a semi and its trailer totaled on Tuesday.

A Fed Ex semi truck traveling east on Interstate 80 on Tuesday ended up on its side in a ditch after crossing the median and west-bound lanes.

The driver, Cordell Judkins, 52 of Utah, and a passenger who was in the sleeping compartment were transported to Sidney Regional Medical Center for minor injuries.

The single-vehicle crash occurred at 12:44 p.m. near mile marker 46, between Sidney and Potter.

According to the Nebraska State Troopers, both the semi and the trailer were totaled. Traffic on I-80 was not affected as the vehicle came to rest in the ditch north of the roadway.

The crash i...

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