SUV runs into back of trailer stopped on DeKalb County road, driver taken to hospital

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DEKALB COUNTY, Ind. (WANE) A Butler woman was hurt early Tuesday morning after she hit a trailer attached to a semi that was stopped on a county road according to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department.

The woman, identified as Peggy A. Puckett, 72, was driving west on County Road 40 where the tractor-trailer was stopped with its hazard lights on. The driver of the semi was sitting in a forklift at the time.

Puckett drove into the back of the trailer and up on it. She complained of chest pain was taken to a hospital. The other driver was not hurt.

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