Semi loaded with soybeans rolls on K-26, south of Galena

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UPDATE: Alford Towing had the semi upright around 4:40 PM and then were able to allow partial traffic. The roadway was completely open by 5:15 PM.

ORIGINAL: CHEROKEE COUNTY, Kan. (South of Galena) — About 1:30 PM Cherokee County 911 began receiving reports of a semi rollover just south of Galena on K-26.

Galena Volunteer Fire Department and Cherokee Co. Sheriff’s Deputies arrived to find a semi-tractor trailer loaded with soybeans rolled.

No reported injuries to the driver after he was checked out by EMS.

Alford Towing will be removing the semi from the roadway.

Kansas Highway Patrol troopers were not certain the exact weight of the soybean load. We will update our story with their crash report when it becomes available.

  • K-26 north of Schimmerhorn Park Entrance.
  • K-26 south of Galena city limits.
  • Expect for traffic issues into late afternoon.

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