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ROAD REOPENED: I-80 Westbound Near De Soto
A tanker truck lost control on Interstate-80 near De Soto spilling hot tar all over the road. The accident happened around 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, causing the Iowa State Patrol to close both westbound lanes on the bridge over the Raccoon River while the accident was cleaned up. Officials say the driver may have experienced a medical problem causing him to lose control hit the guard rail and flip the truck on it's side. He was taken to the hospital. His condition is unknown.