Soybean hauling pickup involved in 3-vehicle crash in Shelby County

A farm wagon hauling soybean bushels detached from a pickup truck causing a three-vehicle crash on Ohio 66 south of Newport in Shelby County this afternoon.

The cleanup from the crash, located near Rangeline Road, was ongoing at 4:30 p.m. 

Authorities said the pickup truck was driving when the farm wagon detached and collided with a dump truck hauling gravel, causing the dump truck to lose its load. 
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A third vehicle also was involved in the crash. 

The driver of the dump truck was taken to a local hospital with injuries not believed to be life threatening. 

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Ohio 66 is closed between Rangeline and Ohio 47 while crews clean up the wreckage.

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