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Breaking: Semi loses load, closes road temporarily southeast of DeKalb

A tractor from the Helena Chemical Company cleans up after one of the company's trucks lost its load of concrete slabs Tuesday at the intersection of Perry Road and Somonauk Road in DeKalb. Blowing snow and icy roads have again made travel in the area hazardous Tuesday afternoon.
A tractor from the Helena Chemical Company cleans up after one of the company's trucks lost its load of concrete slabs Tuesday at the intersection of Perry Road and Somonauk Road in DeKalb. Blowing snow and icy roads have again made travel in the area hazardous Tuesday afternoon.

DeKALB – A semi-tractor trailor lost its load of concrete slabs Tuesday afternoon, shutting down an already slippery, miserable corridor southeast of the city.

Perry Road was closed near its intersection with Somonauk Road, but was nearly cleaned up and was reopened around 3 p.m.

The roads in the southeastern part of the county are snow-covered, icy, and the wind is starting to whip. According to the National Weather Service, the wind will gust out of the west until 3 a.m. Wednesday.

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