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Semi jack-knifes east of Park Rapids

A semi truck jack-knifed across both lanes of Highway 34 east of Park Rapids Monday morning. (Sarah Smith/Park Rapids Enterprise)

PARK RAPIDS - A semi truck jack-knifed Monday on Highway 34 east of Park Rapids, causing mid-morning traffic to snarl westbound and east-bound lanes.

The truck was positioned across both lanes of traffic near the East Long Lake Drive turnoff.

No one was injured in the mishap that occurred at 10 a.m., but Hubbard County Sheriff's Department deputies were on the scene directing traffic around the obstructed lanes.