A Masonville truck driver is being charged with rolling his rig into a rural Buchanan County field.


The accident happened at about 4pm Thursday (April 30), in the 3200 block of 230th Street, southeast of Winthrop.

A 1990 International truck, driven by Shane Dumire of Masonville, was eastbound when it went out of control. The truck went into the ditch and rolled over, coming to rest on it's side.

Dumire was taken to the Manchester hospital for treatment of minor injuries. He is being charged with Failure to Maintain Control.

The Buchanan County Sheriff was assisted by the Iowa D.O.T. Motor Vehicle Enforcement, Winthrop Fire Department, and Regional Medical Center Ambulance.