Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - The Minnesota Department of Transportation is reporting Highway 63 is closed south of Lake City and north of Oak Center because of a traffic wreck that happened early Monday.

MNDOT is advising affected motorists to use Wabasha County roads 2 and 33 as detours.

The department says the closure is needed so workers can clear the highway of debris and allow the Minnesota Highway Patrol to investigate the wreck that involved injuries.

The wreck happened around 5:30 Monday morning.