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Eastbound I-94 now open near Alexandria after semi rolls, spilling Diet Coke bottles

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ALEXANDRIA, Minn. – Both lanes of eastbound Interstate 94 east of Alexandria have reopened after a semi rolled and spilled its load of Diet Coke bottles, Minnesota State Patrol Sgt. Jesse Grabow said.

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The eastbound lanes were closed about 5 this morning because of the semi rollover, which Grabow said left hundreds of Diet Coke bottles scattered in the roadway and median.

The left lane remained closed until about 8:45 a.m. while crews cleaned up the debris in the median.

Grabow said the semi's driver fell asleep at the wheel, causing the rollover.

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