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6.19 Plymouth Co, IA - Injuries Following Collision with Train & Semi-Truck

Plymouth Co, IA – Injuries Following Collision with Train & Semi-Truck

Plymouth Co, IA (June 19, 2021) – On Thursday, June 17, an accident involving a semi-truck and a train resulted in confirmed injuries in Plymouth County.  The accident was reported that afternoon at around 1:15 p.m. According to local reports, a semi-truck with a dump trailer filled with gravel was entering a railway crossing about three miles west of Le Mars at the time of impact. The vehicle was subsequently hit by an oncoming Burlington Northern-Sante Fe train.  The semi was [...]

6.19 Winneshiek Co, IA - Joan Lubke Injured in ATV Accident on IA-9

Winneshiek Co, IA – Joan Lubke Injured in ATV Accident on IA-9

Winneshiek Co, IA (June 19, 2021) – A Ridgeway woman was injured after being involved in a crash while riding an all-terrain vehicle in the Winneshiek County area on Friday, June 18.  Local sources indicated that the accident occurred on IA-9 at around 4:45 p.m. According to the Iowa State Patrol, 77-year-old Joan Lubke of Ridgeway was riding the ATV on the shoulder of the highway. As she traveled across the road, she was hit by an oncoming van.  Lubke was [...]

6.18 Allamakee Co, IA - Sandra Davis-McDowell Injured in Deadly Crash on Volney Rd

Allamakee Co, IA – Sandra Davis-McDowell Injured in Deadly Crash on Volney Rd

Allamakee Co, IA (June 17, 2021) – On Wednesday, June 16, a traffic accident in Allamakee County resulted in a fatality.  According to initial reports, the fatal crash occurred that morning near the time of 4:45 a.m. The scene was located at the crossing of Volney Road and Country Road. Authorities reported that 60-year-old Algie Crowder was driving a pickup truck northbound on Volney Road at the time of the incident.  Crowder reportedly lost control of the vehicle, causing the truck [...]

6.18 Waterloo, IA - Two-Vehicle Injury Crash at US-63 & Martin Rd

Waterloo, IA – Two-Vehicle Injury Crash at US-63 & Martin Rd

Waterloo, IA (June 17, 2021) – Two people were hospitalized in the aftermath of a serious car accident in the Waterloo area on Thursday, June 18.  The crash occurred early that morning at around 9 a.m. Emergency response crews were dispatched to the scene, which was located at the intersection of US-63 and Martin Road. Initial reports indicated that a sport-utility vehicle was making a turn from Martin Road when it collided with a full-size van as it traveled northbound [...]

6.17 Maquoketa, IA - Terry Hansen Dies in Car Accident S Main St

Maquoketa, IA – Terry Hansen Dies in Car Accident S Main St

Maquoketa, IA (June 16, 2021) – A single-vehicle crash in the Maquoketa area on Tuesday, June 15, resulted in one fatality and other serious injuries.  Local reports revealed that 77-year-old Terry L. Hansen of DeWitt was traveling in the vehicle at the time of the crash and suffered fatal injuries. According to the Maquoketa Police Department, 53-year-old Sheri T. Snyder of Maquoketa was driving the vehicle northbound at the 200 block of S. Main Street at around 5:15 p.m. that [...]

6.17 Hardin Co, IA - Two-Car Crash with Injuries at 330th St & B Ave

Hardin Co, IA – Two-Car Crash with Injuries at 330th St & B Ave

Hardin Co, IA (June 16, 2021) – On the afternoon of Tuesday, June 15, law enforcement officers were dispatched to a major automobile collision in Hardin County. The Iowa State Patrol reported the crash at about 4:20 p.m. The event happened near the junction of 330th Street and B Avenue, according to local witnesses. A silver SUV and a red car collided at the accident site. At least one person was hurt, but the extent of the related injuries is still [...]

Fort Dodge, IA - Melissa Ristau Fatally Hit on Bike at 8th Ave & 31st St

Fort Dodge, IA – Melissa Ristau Fatally Hit on Bike at 8th Ave & 31st St

Fort Dodge, IA (June 16, 2021) – A Fort Dodge woman was killed after being involved in a bicycle accident on Tuesday morning, June 15.  Local authorities revealed that the victim was struck at around 9:30 a.m. that morning at the intersection of 8th Avenue S. and S. 31st Street. Emergency responders were dispatched to the scene, where they found the woman lying unresponsive on the roadway. The deceased party was later identified as 65-year-old Melissa Ristau of Fort Dodge.  According [...]

Marion Co, IA - Driver Injured in Box Truck Crash at IA-92 & 110th Ave

Marion Co, IA – Driver Injured in Box Truck Crash at IA-92 & 110th Ave

Marion Co, IA (June 16, 2021) – In Marion County, the operator of a box truck was injured after being involved in a collision with a pickup hauling farming equipment on Monday, June 14.  The incident reportedly occurred on IA-92 near 110th Avenue at around 2:40 p.m. that afternoon. The driver of the box truck was traveling on the highway outside of Knoxville when it hit the rear of a pickup truck that was carrying a field cultivator. Emergency responders [...]

6.15 DeWitt, IA - June McWilliams Injured in Car Accident on US-61 near Mile 135

DeWitt, IA – June McWilliams Injured in Car Accident on US-61 near Mile 135

DeWitt, IA (June 15, 2021) – On Sunday, June 13, a single-vehicle crash in DeWitt resulted in a driver and two passengers being injured.  Local reports revealed that 63-year-old June A. McWilliams of Lynn Center, Illinois was driving a 2012 Volvo T5 northbound on US-61 at the time of the accident. At around 1:30 p.m. near mile marker 134, McWilliams reportedly fell asleep behind the wheel. The vehicle proceeded to veer into the median where it crashed into a culvert.  McWilliams [...]

6.15 Clinton, IA - Timothy Daniels Injured in Pileup Crash at 25th Ave & 2nd St

Clinton, IA – Timothy Daniels Injured in Pileup Crash at 25th Ave & 2nd St

Clinton, IA (June 15, 2021) – A multi-vehicle collision in Clinton resulted in two men suffering serious injuries on Saturday, June 12.  Local reports revealed that the site was located at the intersection of 25th Avenue N. and N. 2nd Street. According to the Iowa State Patrol, 53-year-old Timothy A. Daniels was riding a 2007 Harley Davidson motorcycle west on 25th Avenue when he failed to yield to a 2008 Jeep Liberty operated by 37-year-old Rachael M. Bergeron of Clinton. [...]