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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 [...]

Wayne Co, IA - David Curtis Dies Fatally Struck in Accident on IA-2

Wayne Co, IA – David Curtis Fatally Struck in Accident on IA-2

Wayne Co, IA (July 7, 2021) – A Promise City man suffered fatal injuries after being hit by a motor vehicle in Wayne County on Sunday, July 4.  Reports from the Iowa State Patrol indicated that the crash occurred at around 12:57 p.m. on  IA-2. Local sources revealed that 67-year-old David Ray Curtis was traveling south across the highway at the time of the accident. It was then that Curtis was struck by an oncoming 2018 Kia Forte operated by [...]

Cedar Rapids, IA - Charles Yochem Dies in Rollover Accident on I-380 Ramp

Cedar Rapids, IA – Charles Yochem Dies in Rollover Accident on I-380 Ramp

Cedar Rapids, IA (July 7, 2021) – On Monday, July 5, a rollover crash in Cedar Rapids ended in fatal injuries.  The fatal accident reportedly occurred on the Interstate 380 off-ramp to US-30 near the time of 3:25 p.m. that afternoon. Three people were reportedly traveling in a vehicle when it overturned. Both the driver and front seat passengers were ejected from the car. The third occupant remained in the backseat during the crash.  The driver, Charles Ryan Yochecm of La [...]

Altoona, IA - One Killed in Raging River Ride Accident at Adventureland Park

Altoona, IA – One Killed in Raging River Ride Accident at Adventureland Park

Altoona, IA (July 6, 2021) – An accident at an amusement park in Altoona on Saturday, July 3, resulted in a fatality and multiple injuries.  The fatal incident occurred at the Adventureland Park located on Adventureland Drive at around 7:35 p.m. that evening. Local reports revealed that a raft on the Raging River ride overturned with six riders on board. At this time, limited information is available on the deadly accident.  The park was fined a sum of $4,500 by Iowa’s [...]

Linn Co, IA – Tisa Morgan, Multiple Others Injured in Crash at US-30 & Cedar River Rd

Linn Co, IA (July 6, 2021) – On Sunday, July 4, multiple people were injured after a driver failed to stop at a stop sign, causing a car crash in Linn County.  According to local sources, the incident took place at the intersection of US-30 and Cedar River Road at around 11:10 p.m. that evening. Initial reports indicated that 18-year-old Messiah Tot was headed north on Cedar River Road when she failed to stop at a stop sign. Tot entered [...]

Slater, IA - Mary Nienow Fatally Hit in Parade Accident at Main St & Tama St

Slater, IA – Mary Nienow Fatally Hit in Parade Accident at Main St & Tama St

Slater, IA (July 5, 2021) – An Minnesota woman was killed and multiple others injured after a serious accident in the Slater area at an Independence Day Parade on Saturday, July 3.  The deadly crash occurred near the intersection of Main Street and Tama Street. The Iowa State Patrol revealed that 59-year-old Mary Nienow of Albert Lea, Minnesota sustained fatal injuries in the incident. A 2007 Hyundai Sonata was reportedly parked on the street during the parade when the 75-year-old [...]

Buena Vista Co, IA - Martin De Jesus Cruz Dies in Motorcycle Crash Co Hwy C65

Buena Vista Co, IA – Martin De Jesus Cruz Dies in Motorcycle Crash Co Hwy C65

Buena Vista Co, IA (July 5, 2021) – A collision involving three motorcycles resulted in two confirmed fatalities on Friday, July 2, in Buena Vista County.  The deadly accident occurred on County Highway C65 according to reports from the Iowa State Patrol. Three motorcycles were reportedly traveling down the roadway at the time of impact. A 2020 Honda motorcycle operated by 39-year-old Luis Garcia Contreras was reportedly traveling ahead when it made a U-turn into the path of another rider. [...]