(L-R) Driver, Lanny Keith Yeo, Officer Scott Paske, and City Manager, Billy Wiggins.
Truck Loses Massive Regulator, LIVINGSTON, December 19, 2017 - At approximately 1:45 pm on December 19, 2017, an 18 wheeler driven by Lenny Keith Yeo, 67, of Montezuma, Iowa, was north-bound on South Washington (Business 59) when, according to Yeo, a vehicle pulled directly in front of him. To avoid striking the other vehicle, Yeo braked hard. The sudden stop caused Yeo's load, a 23,000 lb. regulator (whatever it's for) to snap it's chain and fall off. The damaged regulator had lots of oil inside that began leaking. Officer Scott Paske, with Livingston Police Department was dispatched to the scene. The driver of the vehicle that pulled in front of Yeo kept going. Fortunately nobody was injured during the incident. One lane of traffic on the north-bound side of S. Washington was blocked during investigation and cleanup. A heavy duty wrecker from Clifton Chevrolet out of Corrigan was summoned to hoist and place the transformer back onto the 18 wheeler. Additionally, a cleanup crew was summoned to clean up the spilled oil. The mess was cleaned up by 5 pm.
Stop having to buy new tires every six months! FIX IT ONCE AND FOR ALL!
The massive regulator fell onto an adjoining lot.
A cleanup crew used a white absorbent to soak up the spilled oil.
A heavy duty wrecker from Clifton Chevrolet, out of Corrigan, hoisted the regulator...
...and carefully placed it back onto the 18 wheeler flatbed.
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