Driver Injured As Semi Overturns & Spills Load Of Turkey Manure On Highway 11

On September 17th at 3:31pm, the Wabash County Sheriff's Office responded to the area of Highway 11 at the Lancaster Stockyards reference a one vehicle crash.  When the deputy arrived on scene he found a west bound semi had overturned while negotiating the curve. During Deputy Art Kimmel's investigation he found that the semi belonging to Steber Turkey Farm of Claremont, IL left the roadway to the right over corrected , traveled across the roadway and over corrected once again, causing the semi and trailer to overturn, spilling its’ load of turkey manure.  Christopher G. Provines, 27 of Claremont sustained minor injuries in the crash and transported to Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes. The roadway was closed for approximately 3 hours as crews worked to clear the wreckage.  The Sheriff's Office was assisted by WGAS, West Salem Fire Department, Allendale Fire Department, and the Wabash County Highway Department.