Woman Cited After Crashing Into Dump Truck Near Harlan


September 27th, 2012 by admin

A Cumberland woman was cited after crashing her pickup into a dump truck performing maintenance on Wednesday in Harlan.

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office reports that at about 1:20 PM, Sylvia Hoffman of Cumberland was driving a 2006 Chevrolet pickup north on highway 59 about two miles south of Harlan.  Keith Myers of Oakland was operating an Iowa DOT dump truck on the east shoulder performing maintenance.  Hoffman lost control of her pick up and struck the rear of the dump truck.

Both vehicles sustained heavy damage and were towed from the scene.  Neither driver sustained injuries.  Hoffman was cited for failure to maintain control.