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Forum staff reports , Published October 07 2013

Truck hauling candy overturns near Wahpeton

WAHPETON, N.D. – A semi-truck hauling candy overturned early Monday after failing to negotiate a curve while approaching an on-ramp to Interstate 29 from Highway 13 west of Wahpeton, according to the Richland County Sheriff’s Office.

The incident, reported about 2 a.m., left the semi and trailer on its side.

The sheriff’s office identified the driver as Jose Barragan from Coon Rapids, Minn.

Barragan and a passenger, Andrew Flaschenriem, 23, were taken to a Breckenridge, Minn., hospital with non-life threatening injuries, according to the sheriff’s office.