Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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Chemical Clean up

(LeMars) -- LeMars Fire and Rescue were called to clean up a liquid herbicide spill as the result of an accident that occured Wednesday afternoon.  Apparently, Asael Joaquin, age 20 of Sioux City struck a truck owned by Greenway Lawn Care.  The driver of the truck was identified as Brad Dreckman of LeMars. The vehicles collided at the intersection of Lincoln Ave and 24th St S.W.

No injuries were reported as a result of the accident, but the truck rolled on to its side causing about 150 gallons of liquid Round-up herbicide to spill on to the street and adjoining shoulder.  Fire officials were on the scene for nearly an hour.


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