Cement Truck Involved in Rollover
July 18, 2013 by lmorgan
An early morning, single vehicle accident sent the Elgin Volunteer Fire Department (EVFD) and Rescue out into the countryside last Friday.
According to Antelope County Sheriff Bob Moore, the EVFD/Rescue responded to a 6:33 a.m. call about a cement truck in a ditch. The loaded truck was headed towards one of the wind turbine sites and was northbound on 525 Ave., located 4 miles south, 4 miles east and 1/4 mile north of Elgin.
Moore said the driver, Chad Allen Dafoe of Wilmar, MN reported that he came upon a portion of the county road which had been watered by an irrigation end gun. He lost control of the cement truck, owned by JME Companies of Monticello, MN (a sub-contractor for Blattner Energy, the general contractor working on the Prairie Breeze Energy, LLC wind project), in the mud and rolled into the west ditch.
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