Fatal accident on Hwy 67 today

Staff reports

Sherrard Fire Department responded to an accident on US Hwy 67 and called for backup from the Matherville Fire Department after a two-semi, one-truck accident on US Highway 67 just north of Ridge Road. The call came in between 6 - 6:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 1

According to a first responder at the scene, two semi trucks were following each other, with the front semi T--boning a Dodge Dakota pickup and the second semi rear-ending the first semi.

It was noted that the passenger door on the pickup was clear over on the drivers side, and one of the semis was totaled. Names have not yet been released from this accident, although it has been reported there was a fatality.