Watertown Police

On 09/12/19 at approximately 03:58 PM Watertown Police Department, Watertown Fire Rescue, and Watertown Municipal Utilities responded to a traffic crash in the 900 block of 3rd Avenue NW.

A 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 3500, operated by Jason Weyh of Tripp, SD, was pulling a flatbed trailer with a bulk fuel tank loaded onto it westbound on 3 rd Avenue NW. The top of the bulk tank collided with an overhead powerline which ran across the roadway. The collision resulted in one utility pole being pulled to the ground and a second utility pole being damaged.

A vehicle parked on the east side of 9th Street NW was damaged by the downed utility pole.

The power line was de-energized and the debris was removed from the roadway.

No injuries were reported.