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 […]

18-Wheel truck big rig

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 […]