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Overturned turkey truck closes Highway 63 in St. Croix County Monday morning

A truck carrying 800 turkeys overturned on Highway 63 between County Highway DD and County...
A truck carrying 800 turkeys overturned on Highway 63 between County Highway DD and County Highway E.(KEYC News Now, File)
Published: Aug. 23, 2021 at 10:50 AM CDT
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TOWN OF BALDWIN, Wis. (WEAU) - A crash early Monday morning blocked traffic for over eight hours on Highway 63 north of Baldwin.

According to the St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office, a Jennie-O truck carrying 800 turkeys overturned on Highway 63 between County Highway DD and County Highway E. Nobody was seriously injured in the crash.

In a Facebook post, the Sheriff’s Office used the hashtags “#TheyCameInLikeAButterball” and “#TheSceneMightSmellALittleFowl” while also sharing an image of the road closure.

Highway 63 remained closed for a little over eight hours after the crash, which was first noted by 511WI.gov at 4:14 a.m. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation gave the all-clear at 12:17 p.m. Monday.

***TRAFFIC ALERT - ROAD CLOSURE*** Due to an accident, a section of HWY 63 is closed. HWY 63 is closed from County Road...

Posted by St. Croix County Sheriff's Office on Monday, August 23, 2021

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