Semi rolls on its side, spills feeder corn in Darke County

A semi-tractor trailer carrying feeder corn lost control and rolled on its side Monday in North Star.

Police responded to the scene in the 6600 block of Wabash York Road around 2:30 p.m., a police report stated.

Timothy L. Hicks of Bradford was traveling eastbound in the semi when his right front tire went off the road causing him to lose control. The tractor trailer went into a ditch where it rolled onto its side causing corn to spill in the area, according to the report.

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Hicks was treated at the scene by Ansonia Rescue and issued a citation for failure to maintain reasonable control of a vehicle, the report stated.

Darke County deputies, North Star Fire, Rossburg Fire and Ansonia Rescue responded to the accident.

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