Truck driver reports being hit by large rock on U.S. 35; police seek help from public

XENIA — A truck driver reported his truck being hit by a large rock on U.S. 35 in the area of the Bellbrook Avenue overpass Friday morning and now police are looking into what may have happened.

The semi driver reported the damage to police and officers ended up finding a significant scratch on the side of his truck..

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Investigators said the damage was “consistent with a rock being thrown and striking the truck.”

Police ended up finding dozens of large rocks in the westbound lanes of U.S. 35 under the Bellbrook Avenue overpass.

“A resident from the area advised officers they observed two subjects—one male and one female—running from the area at the time Officers were responding,” police said in a statement.

Anyone with information is asked to call Det. Atkins at 937-376-7207 or the Xenia Police tip line at 937-347-1623.