Truck driver killed when load of steel beams shift into his cab

A truck driver was killed on a Minnesota interstate Saturday when steel beams shifted and crashed into his cab.
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A truck driver was killed on a Minnesota interstate Saturday when steel beams shifted and crashed into his cab.

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A 26-year-old semitruck driver was killed Saturday in Minnesota when a load of steel shifted and crashed through his cab, the Pioneer Press reported.

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According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Nelson Masse was driving a 2017 Kenworth truck southbound on I-694 in Oakdale when he braked, causing the beams to shift, WCCO reported.

No crash occurred as a result of the incident, troopers said. The roads were dry and Masse was not wearing a seat belt, the Pioneer Press reported.

The interstate was shut down for more than three hours, WCCO reported.

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