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Linn Co, IA - Lois Winch Dies in Rollover Accident on US-151 near Stone Rd

Linn Co, IA – Lois Winch Dies in Rollover Accident on US-151 near Stone Rd

Linn Co, IA (July 12, 2021) – A single-vehicle crash in Linn County resulted in two confirmed deaths on Sunday afternoon, July 11.  Local reports revealed that the fatal accident occurred on US-151 near the intersection with Stone Road. Officials from the Linn County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the scene at around 3:30 p.m. that day. When emergency responders arrived, they discovered a white 2006 Mercury Mountaineer submerged in the water underneath a bridge. Witnesses reported seeing the vehicle traveling [...]

Cedar Rapids, IA - Man Injured in Fall From the Palmer Building on 1st Ave

Cedar Rapids, IA – Man Injured in Fall From the Palmer Building on 1st Ave

Cedar Rapids, IA (July 12, 2021) – Late on Sunday, July 11, there were life-threatening injuries reported after a man fell from a tall building in Cedar Rapids. Reports from the Cedar Rapids Police Department indicated that the incident occurred that evening at around 11:29 p.m. Authorities received a report about a man that was hanging off the edge of a building located at the 411 block of 4st Avenue. The structure is commonly referred to as the Palmer Building [...]

Clinton, IA - Driver Killed in Head-On Crash with Semi on US-30

Clinton, IA – Driver Killed in Head-On Crash with Semi on US-30

Clinton, IA (July 11, 2021) – In the Clinton area, a two-vehicle accident on Sunday, July 11, ended in a fatality. According to the Whiteside County Sheriff’s Office, the incident occurred at around 2:30 p.m. on the US-30 Mississippi River Bridge. A pickup truck was reportedly traveling westbound on the highway when the crash occurred. At the same time, a semi-truck was headed eastbound.  The vehicles reportedly crashed head-on at the scene. The driver of the pickup sustained fatal injuries and [...]

Dubuque, IA - Kyra Stoll Injured in Two-Car Collision at White St & 5th St

Dubuque, IA – Kyra Stoll Injured in Two-Car Collision at White St & 5th St

Dubuque, IA (July 11, 2021) – A two-vehicle crash in the Dubuque area left a North Liberty woman injured on Friday, July 9.  The collision reportedly took place near the intersection of White Street and 5th Street at around 12:30 p.m. Initial reports revealed that 21-year-old Kyra R. Stoll of North Liberty was traveling eastbound on Fifth Street at the time of impact. Shortly after entering the intersection, Stoll was struck by a northbound vehicle driven by 86-year-old Walter A. [...]

Des Moines, IA - Fatality in Motorcycle Collision on Ingersoll Ave

Des Moines, IA – Fatality in Motorcycle Collision on Ingersoll Ave

Des Moines, IA (July 10, 2021) – On Friday, July 9, a motorcycle crash in the Des Moines area ended in a confirmed fatality.  A motorcyclist reportedly collided with the driver of a pickup truck late that evening, according to local sources. The scene was located on Ingersoll Avenue, and paramedics were reportedly spotted on site. A 26-year-old motorcyclist was traveling on the roadway at the time of the crash.  The rider reportedly crashed into a pickup truck that was making [...]

Henry Co, IA - Jean Lobanga Suffers Injuries in Semi Accident on US-34

Henry Co, IA – Jean Lobanga Suffers Injuries in Semi Accident on US-34

Henry Co, IA (July 10, 2021) – There were multiple injuries reported after a semi-truck struck a passenger car in Henry County on Friday, July 9.  Emergency personnel was dispatched to the scene located near mile marker 231 on US-34. An 18-wheeler and a personal vehicle reportedly collided at the crash site. According to local reports, Jean Lobanga of Iowa City was driving a 2008 Ford Focus at the time of impact.  Lobanga was reportedly traveling at a slow rate of [...]

Clinton Co, IA - Ronald Flemming Dies in Head-On Collision at US-67 & 149th St

Clinton Co, IA – Ronald Flemming Dies in Head-On Collision at US-67 & 149th St

Clinton Co, IA (July 9, 2021) – A head-on crash in Clinton County ended in the death of a Jackson County man on Tuesday, July 6.  Local reports revealed that the fatal crash took place near the crossing of US-67 and 149th Street at around 1:25 p.m. Initial sources indicated that 68-year-old Ronald E. Flemming of Sabula was headed northbound on the highway at the time of the crash. At the same time, a minor was driving a car southbound.  The [...]

Adair Co, IA - Pamela Willey Injured in CMV Crash on I-80 at Mile 76

Adair Co, IA – Pamela Willey Injured in CMV Crash on I-80 at Mile 76

Adair Co, IA (July 9, 2021) – On Wednesday, July 7, there were multiple injuries after the driver of a passenger car crashed into the rear of a semi-truck in Adair County.  Reports from the Iowa State Patrol indicated that the incident occurred that night at around 7:52 p.m. Local sources revealed that 68-year-old Pamela Willey of Rock Springs, Wyoming was driving a 2013 Toyota Camry eastbound on Interstate 80. A disabled 1999 Peterbilt semi was stopped on the roadway [...]

Polk City, IA - Multiple Injuries in Boating Accident on Saylorville Lake

Polk City, IA – Multiple Injuries in Boating Accident on Saylorville Lake

Polk City, IA (July 8, 2021) – Local reports revealed that five people were injured following a boating accident in Polk City on Monday evening, July 5.  According to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, five people were on board a boat when it crashed into a pillar at the Mile Long Bridge. The incident occurred late that evening at around 6:15 p.m. Local sources confirmed that 38-year-old Steven Starrett of Pleasant Hill was the owner and operator of the [...]

Allamakee Co, IA - Jacob Manning Injured in Fatal ATV Off-Road Accident

Allamakee Co, IA – Jacob Manning Injured in Fatal ATV Off-Road Accident

Allamakee Co, IA (July 8, 2021) – On Independence Day, an Iowa man lost his life in the aftermath of an all-terrain vehicle crash in Allamakee County.  On Sunday night, July 4, local sources revealed that 22-year-old Drew Gaunitz of Lansing was operating an ATV in the woods near the time of 10 p.m. Gaunitz was reportedly attempting to pass an incline when the vehicle overturned. Multiple emergency units were dispatched to the scene to render aid to the involved [...]