Freightliner truck strikes overhead cable TV line in Trenton

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The Trenton Police Department reports a Freightliner truck with one unit struck an overhead cable television line the morning of Tuesday, June 23rd, causing the line to be pulled from a utility pole and residences.

No injuries were reported for the driver of the Wall Street Systems, Incorporated truck, 38-year-old Luis Estaban Ramos Olguin of Kansas City, Kansas.

An accident report says the truck traveled north on Mable Street into a construction zone marked with signage saying “no trucks.” The truck made a left turn onto 16th Street before striking the overhead line.

Suddenlink was notified of the situation but did not respond while the accident was being worked. No other damage was reported.

Jennifer Thies

Jennifer’s interest in radio began at a young age. She started as a news reporter at KTTN in January 2017, but previously worked almost a year and a half as an on-air announcer and with news at the NPR affiliate KXCV/KRNW, which serves Northwest Missouri. Jennifer was born and raised in St. Joseph, Missouri. She received a Bachelor of Science in Mass Media: Broadcast Production with an Emphasis in Audio Production from Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville.