Grain Truck Crash Injures Milford Man

Mon 9-9-2019 []

(Emmetsburg)-- A crash last week in Palo Alto county involving a grain truck injured a Milford man.

The Palo Alto County Sheriff's Office says 61-year-old Kevin Hankins of Milford was driving a 2006 Freightliner tractor pulling a 2011 grain trailer owned by Pro Cooperative and was attempting to make a turn. Authorities say the rear passenger wheels of the grain trailer left the roadway and went into the ditch, causing the rig to tip on its side.

Hankins was transported by ambulance to Spencer Hospital.

Damage to the tractor and semi trailer was estimated at $10,000.

Authorities say the mishap remains under investigation.

It occurred around 1:18 pm September 3rd near Ruthven.