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Chillicothe FIre Department responds to big rig rollover crash with trailer load of cattle

The Chillicothe Fire Department responded to a semi-trailer that rolled over at Mitchell Road and Highway 36 on Wednesday night, November 18th. Upon arrival, firefighters found the semi lying on its side in the median with the driver climbing from the cab. The trailer was loaded with 27 head of cattle inside. The driver refused […]

Fatal Crash

9-year-old child and woman killed, 3-year-old sent to hospital in crash on Highway 36

A woman and child from Kansas City died, and another child from Kansas City was injured as the result of a sport utility vehicle striking the towed unit of a heavy-duty semi-trailer truck at Cameron early Tuesday morning. The DeKalb County coroner pronounced Lathrop and Spearman-Lathrop dead at the scene about an hour after the […]

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Chillicothe Fire Department responds to fuel leak

Chillicothe firefighters on Saturday afternoon dealt with a fuel leak from a semi-trailer truck that had jack-knifed east of Chillicothe. Firefighters were dispatched to Highway 36 east of Livingston County Road 255 where the truck had jack-knifed and a fuel tank was punctured leaking approximately 45 gallons of fuel onto the ground.  Lieutenant Tracy Bradley said […]

I-35 crash

Six big rigs jack-knife on I-35 Thursday due to ice

The Highway Patrol reports a Miami, Florida man sustained minor injuries in one of three vehicle accidents on Interstate 35 northbound north of the Winston exit Thursday morning. Twenty-three-year-old Daymel Hernandez-Perez’s tractor-trailer slid on the ice-covered road before the tractor unit jack-knifed about 7:20. The big rig came to rest on its wheels off the […]

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Chula woman and child hurt on Highway 65 when tractor-trailer truck hits their vehicle

The Highway Patrol reports a woman and child from Chula sustained injuries when a semi tractor-trailer truck hit their car four miles south of Trenton Tuesday morning. Nineteen-year-old Cale Hitt of Derby, Iowa traveled south on U. S. 65 approaching Southeast 50th Street when he reportedly failed to notice traffic slowing for a vehicle making […]

Fatal Crash

Browning woman killed in crash crossing Highway 36 after colliding with big rig

The Highway Patrol reports a Browning resident died some 12 hours after being injured in a Tuesday evening accident in Meadville. 78-year-old Velma Trentham of Browning died yesterday morning before 6 am at the University Hospital in Columbia. The highway patrol reports Mrs. Trentham, who was driving southbound on Highway 139, attempted to cross Highway […]