UPDATE: One hurt in semi crash that closed exit ramp

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Gazette staff
Monday, August 11, 2014

JANESVILLE—A Texas man was injured when a semitrailer truck overturned, shutting down the Interstate 90/39 exit ramp to Highway 14 for 3 hours Sunday night.

The semi was exiting Interstate 90/39 at 10:15 p.m. Sunday when it overturned on the ramp, according to a Wisconsin Department of Transportation news release.

Gabriel Noriega, 52, of Austin, Texas, was taken for treatment to Mercy Hospital and Trauma Center, Janesville, said a Janesville Fire Department spokesman.

He was listed in good condition Monday morning, a Mercy spokeswoman said.

Wisconsin State Patrol deputies were among emergency crews that responded to the scene.

The scene was cleared at 1:44 a.m., according to the release.

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