Emergency crews respond Wednesday morning to a dump truck crash on Sawdust Road in the town of Thornapple in Rusk County. The crash was reported at 8:55 a.m. on Oct. 24, occurring just south of U.S. 8 near Bruce. According to the Rusk County Sheriff’s Department, Trey Webb, 22, of Ladysmith, stated there was a vehicle in the dump trucks’s lane as it crested a hill. Webb moved his truck to the shoulder to avoid a collision. The truck went off the roadway and went down an embankment, coming to rest on it’s side. The sludge that the dump truck was carrying was cleaned up out of the ditch. No injuries were reported. The Rusk County Sheriff’s Department, Bruce Fire Department and Rusk County Ambulance Service-Ladysmith Unit responded.
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