Butler woman hurt in crash with parked trailer

DEKALB CO., Ind. (ADAMS) – Officials in DeKalb County say that a Butler woman was hurt early Tuesday morning in a crash.

The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department says her vehicle hit a trailer attached to a semi that was stopped on a county road.

Police say Peggy A. Puckett, 72, was driving west on County Road 40 just before 6 a.m. where the tractor-trailer was stationary with its hazard lights on. The driver of the semi was sitting in a piece of equipment at the time.

Puckett drove into and up the back of the trailer. When an ambulance arrived, she complained of chest pain was taken to a hospital.

The other driver who was sitting in the piece of equipment during the impact and was not injured.

The DeKalb Co. Sheriff’s Department was assisted by Butler Police Department, Butler Fire Department, Parkview DeKalb EMS, Noels Towing.