Fog Blamed for Accident

Written by Theresa Rose on February 23, 2017

On Wednesday, February 22, 2017, at approximately 5:10AM, the Henry County Sheriff’s Office responded to a single vehicle crash in the 500 block of South Main Street in Salem. Upon investigation, it was determined that a 2015 Mercedes work truck/van, operated by Samuel Menke of Donnellson, was traveling north on Main Street (W55). Due to the foggy weather conditions, Menke misjudged the curve, driving off the roadway and striking a tree. No injuries were reported and damages were estimated approximately $5,000.00. A State Crash Report was completed.