HULL—A windmill base being transported by a semi struck a railroad overpass about 3:55 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8, on Highway 18 about two and one-half miles west of Hull.
Fifty-one-year-old Russell Dean Myers of Laird Hill, TX, was driving a 2013 Kenworth semitruck pulling a flatbed loaded with a windmill base west when he drove underneath the BNSF Railway bridge overpass above the highway and the cargo struck the overpass, according to the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office.
No injuries were reported.
Myers was cited for operating with excess load height.
The BNSF Railway property received an estimated $75,000 damage.
The windmill base received an estimated $5,000 damage.
The accident remains under investigation.