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Crash causes I-70 delays in eastern Boone County

Two people got away with just minor injuries after a crash that caused delays both directions on Interstate 70.

The Highway Patrol says 82-year-old Samuel Dyer of Marshall used a median U-turn for emergency vehicles at mile marker 136 on Wednesday morning. While trying to pull into the eastbound lanes, a semi hit Dyer’s SUV. Andrew Plattner’s semi hit the median cables and flipped.

Plattner, a 35-year-old from Waverly, and Dyer both went to a Columbia hospital for treatment.

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