Truck loses load of trailers on Iowa Highway 141 east of Perry

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A trailer full of trailers overturned in the westbound lanes of Iowa Highway 141 Monday about 6 p.m.

Twilight falls on the corn head trailers accidentally dumped in the westbound lanes of Iowa Highway 141 Monday about 6 p.m.
Twilight falls on the corn head trailers accidentally dumped in the westbound lanes of Iowa Highway 141 Monday about 6 p.m.

Traffic slowed about 6 p.m. Monday in the 21000 block of 141st Street when a truck hauling a trailer full of trailers lost its load and scattered the farm implements in the westbound lanes of the busy roadway.

A corn head trailer is used to haul a corn head.
A corn head trailer is used to haul a corn head.

What upset the half-dozen corn head trailers stacked on the truck’s trailer is unknown at this hour.

There were no injuries in the incident. Officers of the Perry Police Department and Dallas County Sheriff’s office responded to the mishap. Members of the Perry Volunteer Fire Department provided traffic control along Iowa Highway 141 during the busy evening commute.

Rodney Cromwell of Cromwell’s Towing Service in Perry calculated how best to remove the overturned Dose trailers, which were said to be made in Bouton and were on their way for shipping.

ThePerryNews.com will update this story as information becomes available.

IMG_5168 corn head
The cause of the lost load is unknown at this hour.
IMG_5167 corn head
The cause of the lost load is unknown at this hour.

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