Truck strikes temporary construction sign

From Local Sources

HUNTINGBURG — A wrecker was needed for disabling damage sustained by a Spencer County motorist’s truck Tuesday morning south of Huntingburg.

John C. Lubbehusen, 60, Dale, was southbound on U.S. 231 in a 2012 Ford F-150 when the 5:15 a.m. mishap occurred 100 feet south of County Road 1100S, according to the Dubois County Sheriff’s Office.

A deputy said a temporary construction sign was in the roadway for an unknown reason and Lubbehusen’s truck struck it.

Damage to the driver-side front and rear tires was estimated at less than $1,000.

A Ruxer Ford wrecker assisted.

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