UPDATE: One lane reopened on SB I-69 after semi crash

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GIBSON CO, Ind (WEHT) One southbound lane of I-69 is now reopened after it shut down due to a semi fire.

Indiana State Police say the semi driver was heading north on I-69 just north of I-64, when it crossed the median and went across into a ditch on the southbound side.

Investigators say the semi was engulfed in flames in a matter of minutes. Police say a good samaritan pulled the driver out of the semi.

The driver was taken the hospital. Police say he is expected to be okay.

The investigation is ongoing.

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