Semi Tanker Mishap Injures Primghar Man

Thu 9-9-2021

(Primghar)-- A Primghar man was injured Tuesday after a semi tanker-trailer he was driving went into the ditch.

The O'Brien County Sheriff's Office says the driver, 60-year-old Denton Starkweather, was taken by private vehicle to the Primghar hospital with minor injuries.

Deputies say Starkweather had been backing the rig on a gravel road after getting some fuel. The trailer went into the ditch, causing the semi tractor and loaded tanker to flip over.

Damage to the semi was estimated at $75,000.