Update 9-16-22 8:10 a.m. Albert Lea, MN (KROC-AM News)- The State Patrol has identified 64-year-old Larry Bamsey as the Iowa trucker who was killed in a fiery crash near Albert Lea Thursday afternoon. 

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The state’s accident report says the rig was traveling north on I-35 just north of the Minnesota/Iowa border when it struck a guardrail and started on fire. The deadly crash happened shortly before 3 p.m. 

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Bamsey, a native of Spirit Lake, Iowa, was pronounced dead at the scene. The report says troopers do not know if he was buckled up or under the influence of alcohol. 

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I-35 north was closed for about 4 hours yesterday. Fire departments from Glennville and Albert Lea, The Freeborn County Sheriff’s Office, Mayo Ambulance and MnDOT also responded to the deadly crash.

Previous Version: The State Patrol is expected to release the name of the Iowa trucker killed in a fiery crash near Albert Lea later this morning. 

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The state’s accident report says the rig was traveling north on I-35 just north of the Minnesota/Iowa border when it struck a guardrail and started on fire. The deadly crash happened shortly before 3 p.m. 

The trucker was a 64-year-old man from Spirit Lake, Iowa. I-35 north was closed for about 4 hours yesterday.

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