Dump Truck Strikes Cable

April 22 the Henry County Sheriff’s office received a report of an accident at the intersection of 260th Street and Oasis Avenue.  An investigation determined that Larry Saunders of Farmington was operating a dump truck owned by Cole Construction of Keosauqua.  After spreading a load of gravel Saunders forgot to lower the dump bed and continued driving.  The raised dump bed struck a Mediacom fiber optic cable.  The cable and pole supporting it were damaged.