Vehicle Damages Crop, Dumps Debris

Joco LogoA Benson farmer estimates loss at $3,000 to his crop after being damaged by a truck, Thursday night.

Around 9:00pm, a pickup truck drove through a soybean field on Pleasant Hill Church Road near the intersection with Benson-Hardee Road, in the West Johnston community and dumped a large number of tree limbs on the property before fleeing.

Witnesses told Johnston County deputies the vehicle was a white Ford F-150 truck with writing on the back glass and side window.  The truck was hauling a large number of tree limbs in the bed. The limbs were dumped in the field before the vehicle left the scene.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Johnston County Sheriff’s Office at 919-989-5000.