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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. [...]

Black Hawk Co, IA - UPDATE: Skylar Click Killed in Crash Cedar Wapsi Rd

Black Hawk Co, IA – UPDATE: Skylar Click Killed in Crash Cedar Wapsi Rd

Black Hawk Co, IA (July 4, 2021) – A New York woman has been identified as the victim of a fatal car accident in Black Hawk County that was initially reported on Thursday, July 1  Emergency personnel were dispatched to the scene of the deadly collision at around 12:30 p.m. The deceased party, 32-year-old Skyler Click of New York, was traveling as the passenger in a westbound vehicle operated by 23-year-old Shayla Decker of Aurora. Decker reportedly failed to yield [...]

Blue Grass, IA - Critical Injuries in Semi-Truck Crash at US-61 & 110th Ave

Blue Grass, IA – Critical Injuries in Semi-Truck Crash at US-61 & 110th Ave

Blue Grass, IA (July 4, 2021) – On Friday, July 2, a two-vehicle crash involving a semi-truck in the Blue Grass area resulted in critical injuries.  Local reports indicated that the accident occurred near the intersection of US-61 and 110th Avenue. Local authorities were called to the scene near the time of 10 a.m. that morning. A pickup truck hauling a trailer reportedly collided with an 18-wheeler.  One person was airlifted to an Iowa City Hospital for the treatment of critical [...]

Adair Co, IA - Tammy Brock Injured in Pileup Crash on I-80

Adair Co, IA – Tammy Brock Injured in Pileup Crash on I-80

Adair Co, IA (July 3, 2021) – A Tennessee man was injured in the aftermath of a multi-vehicle accident in Adair County on Wednesday, June 30.  The incident occurred on Interstate 80 outside of Menlo that afternoon, according to reports from the Iowa State Police. Initial reports revealed that a 2018 Ford Transit van operated by 57-year-old Tammy Brock of Cleveland, Tennessee and a 2004 Ford E-450 pickup driven by 57-year-old Lee McCleary of Vernon, Arizona were slowing down due [...]

Pella, IA - UPDATE: Thomas Van Vliet Injured in Semi Crash on IA-163

Pella, IA – UPDATE: Thomas Van Vliet Injured in Semi Crash on IA-163

Pella, IA (July 3, 2021) – Local authorities have released the identities of the injured parties involved in a semi-truck accident on Wednesday, July 30, in Pella.  The Iowa State Patrol revealed that 78-year-old Thomas Harry Van Vliet of Pella was operating a John Deere tractor while pulling a mower on IA-163 at the time of impact. At around 11:22 a.m. that morning, Van Vliet was rear-ended by an eastbound semi-truck driven by 80-year-old Wallace Dean Lippard of What Cheer.  Lippard [...]

Black Hawk Co, IA - Fatal Two-Car Accident at Cedar Wapsi Rd & Raymond Rd

Black Hawk Co, IA – Fatal Two-Car Accident at Cedar Wapsi Rd & Raymond Rd

Black Hawk Co, IA (July 2, 2021) – There was a reported fatality in the aftermath of a two-vehicle collision on Thursday, July 1, in Black Hawk County.  Initial reports indicated that the deadly accident occurred at the crossing of Cedar Wapsi Road and Raymond Road at around 12:30 p.m. that afternoon. Local authorities revealed that the driver of a 1996 Buick Century was traveling westbound when they failed to stop at a stop sign. The motorist collided with an [...]

Remsen, IA - Bruce Hindt Injured in Dual Semi Crash at IA-3 & CR L22

Remsen, IA – Bruce Hindt Injured in Dual Semi Crash at IA-3 & CR L22

Remsen, IA (July 2, 2021) – There were reported injuries after two semi-trucks collided in the Remsen area on Wednesday, June 29. According to local reports, the crash occurred that morning near the time of 8:30 a.m. The scene was located near the intersection of IA-3 and County Road L22. Reports from the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office indicated that 23-year-old Christian Sylvester of Webb was operating a Peterbilt semi-truck while traveling westbound on IA-3. Sylvester reportedly crashed into a Mack [...]