Winona, MN (KROC-AM News)- Officials have identified the driver of an overturned semi truck that has closed part of a highway in southeast Minnesota

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The Winona County crash that caused the road closure occurred shortly after 9 a.m. The truck was the only vehicle involved.

A stretch of Hwy. 14 in between Winona and Stockton remains closed. The truck was heading west on the highway in that area when it overturned onto its side and entered the ditch on the southside, the state crash report says. 


23-year-old Jordan Patrick Kleist was identified as the truck driver. The Houston, MN man was taken from a scene to a hospital for treatment of what are being described as non-life-threatening injuries.

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It’s not known if he was buckled up. Alcohol was not involved in the crash, the report says. 

Hwy. 14 traffic in between Stockton and Winona is being detoured. MnDOT says the highway is tentatively scheduled to reopen by 2 p.m. 

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