(Hillsboro) The Hillsboro Fire Protection District was on scene during last week’s fatal traffic accident which included an Ameren Missouri utility truck being struck by another vehicle. The impact of the accident sent the utility truck into an apartment building located on Highway 21 and Eckhard Road. Hillsboro Assistant Fire Chief Brian Gaudet says that building sustained serious damage and is still deemed dangerous.
52-year old Henry Rushing of Cadet was killed in the accident on March the 7th. There were two workers in the Ameren bucket truck, but they were not injured and there were no injuries to residents in the apartment building.