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Semi Strikes Light Pole

sioux county sheriff emblemMaurice, IA — A Sioux Falls man’s drive trailer was damaged when the driver struck a light pole on Monday, June 29th near Maurice.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports, that at about 9:49 am on Monday, June 29th, 61-year-old Warren Barse was driving a 2001 Kenworth W900 semi-tractor pulling a Trail King Trailer and a smaller drive trailer designed to assist hauling over-sized loads northbound on Highway 75. According to the report, Barse turned left onto Highway 10 when the rear axles of the drive trailer malfunctioned and struck an Iowa Department of Transportation light pole.

The drive trailer received $500 damage; the light pole received $3000 damage.

No injuries were reported.

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