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Troopers rescue trucker after DOT cameras catch him swerving for miles

Minnesota troopers were able to provide help for a truck driver who was seen swerving across lanes for several miles this morning.

The Minnesota State Patrol responded to multiple calls about a swerving semi truck on Highway 169 in Shakopee this morning according to a report from KARE11.

In video captured by MnDOT cameras, you can see the semi truck weaving in and out of traffic for several miles.

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Eventually, the trucker was able to pull off of the right shoulder near the County Road 83 Exit, but swerved back into traffic. A state trooper pulled his cruiser in front of the semi truck and it came to a stop.

Troopers say that they believe that the trucker was suffering from a medical emergency and he has received treatment from EMS workers. 

No one else was injured.

The incident remains under investigation.

You can view the MnDOT camera footage below.

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