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Truck crashes into Civil War statue in Lagrange town square

The Sherman statue was erected in 1903 for $3,000, according to the mayor of Lagrange.

LAGRANGE, Ohio — A Civil War statue of General Sherman that has stood for nearly 120 years in the Lagrange town square came crashing down early Tuesday morning after it was struck by a truck around 2:30 a.m.

Authorities tell 3News the situation does not appear to be malicious or criminal. Nobody was hurt in the incident.

The Sherman statue was erected in 1903 for $3,000, according to the mayor of Lagrange. An estimate of the damage was not immediately available.

No additional details were immediately available, but stay with 3News as we will update this story if more information is released.

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Editor's note: Video in the player above was originally published in an unrelated story on June 27, 2022.

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