Semi flips, spills yogurt on US 20 in Steuben County

Debris is scattered on U.S. 20 near Otter Lake after a tractor-trailer carrying yogurt rolled over. Sept, 15, 2016 (Photo Courtesy: Steuben County Sheriff's Department)
Debris is scattered on U.S. 20 near Otter Lake after a tractor-trailer carrying yogurt rolled over. Sept, 15, 2016 (Photo Courtesy: Steuben County Sheriff's Department)

STEUBEN COUNTY, Ind. (WANE) – A tractor-trailer carrying yogurt flipped on U.S. 20 in Steuben County early Thursday morning.

According to the Steuben County Sheriff’s Department, Devin Workman, 26, Redbluff, California, was driving west on U.S. 20 near County Road North 900 West when he failed to properly negotiate a curve in the road.

The crash was reported at 12:19 a.m.

Workman’s semi hit a guardrail at the sharp curves near Otter Lake and flipped.

A department statement said Workman didn’t know the curve was so sharp.

The crash caused the trailer to split open, spilling yogurt on the road.

Police closed U.S. 20 at times overnight and some lane restrictions are expected yet this morning for cleanup.

Workman was checked by paramedics and did not have any serious injuries.

The sheriff’s department hasn’t said when the road will be back open entirely.

Motorists should expect lane shifts while police are on scene.

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