Livestock Truck Rolls On Hwy 30 11 Apr 14

A Fairmont man was injured Thursday afternoon when he lost control of his livestock trailer in Watonwan County and it rolled into the median. It happened just before 2pm on Highway 30 at Watonwan County Road 26. 34-year-old Justin Lauseng was driving the Peterbilt semi westbound on 30 when he lost control and it went into the median and rolled on it’s side. The livestock Lauseng was hauling were cleared from the scene, and he was taken to the Madelia Hospital for treatment of non life-threatening injuries. His truck took severe damage.The Madelia, St. James and Fairmont Fire Departments, along with the Watonwan County Sheriff’s Office and Madelia Police assisted the State Patrol at the scene.