Big Rig Crash

Crash on I-35 injures Iowa couple

The Highway Patrol reports two individuals sustained injuries when their car struck a tractor-trailer about nine miles south of Pattonsburg at12:30 am Monday morning. Thirty-one-year-old Ray Williams of Davenport, Iowa was northbound on Interstate 35 when he began to overtake the northbound tractor-trailer driven by 39-year-old Arash Ordobadian of Coralville, Iowa. The car crossed the […]

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Overturned semi truck loaded with hogs causes chaos for motorists in Cameron

The Cameron Police Department and Highway Patrol report westbound Highway 36 at Highway 69 at Cameron is back open after a tractor-trailer truck hauling hogs overturned causing some of the animals to escape the trailer Thursday morning. A spokesperson for Troop H of the Highway Patrol reports westbound 36 was cleared around 10:50. The Patrol […]

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Emergency responders extricate Trenton man from wreckage in crash east of Trenton

A Trenton resident is hospitalized in Kansas City following a Highway 6 crash Tuesday evening near Trenton that involved a pickup truck and a big rig. The highway patrol listed injuries as serious for 24-year-old Jordin Curtis who was flown by Lifeflight Eagle helicopter to the Truman Medical Center in Independence.  The report indicated Curtis […]

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Grundy County Commission holds follow-up meeting with NextEra Energy

Three representatives of NextEra Energy met late Monday morning at the Courthouse in Trenton with the Grundy County Commission. The meeting was a follow-up to an initial meeting NextEra had with county commissioners on January 23rd. Commissioners say they were informed the wind energy company will begin evaluations in the northeast part of Grundy County. […]

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Five injured on I-35 when big rig causes chain reaction crash

Five individuals from Oklahoma City were taken to hospitals in Liberty and Cameron following a chain reaction, three-vehicle accident this morning in Clinton County. The Interstate 35 accident happened five miles to the north of Lathrop with the highway patrol listing all injuries as minor. Heading northbound were a tractor-trailer, a pickup truck, and an […]

Accident

Cameron teen falls asleep, crashes into rear of big rig

A Cameron teenager was injured yesterday when his vehicle struck the rear of a tractor trailer one mile north of Easton in Buchanan County. The Highway Patrol listed 18-year-old Dakota Morris with minor injuries.  The Highway Patrol listed 18-year-old Dakota Morris with minor injuries and was transported by private vehicle to Mosaic Life Care of St. […]

Big Rig Fire

Mercer County firefighters respond to big rig fire

Over the weekend, Mercer County Fire Protection District sent an engine, a tanker, and brush truck to a report of a semi-truck fire east of Princeton near Route CC. Upon arrival, the fire had been extinguished by a small dry chemical extinguisher. The truck was inoperable and blocking a portion of the roadway. Units remained on the scene for awhile […]