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Bouton, IA - Morgan Terry Injured in Stop-Sign Crash at IA-141 & Quinlan Ave

Bouton, IA – Morgan Terry Injured in Stop-Sign Crash at IA-141 & Quinlan Ave

Bouton, IA (May 18, 2021) – Three people were injured after a driver ran a stop sign in Bouton on Monday, May 17.  Initial reports revealed that the crash occurred at the intersection of IA-141 and Quinlan Avenue. According to the Dallas County Sheriff’s Office, Morgan Terry of Ankeny was driving eastbound on the highway at the time of the impact. Darlene Onken of Carroll reportedly ran a stop sign, entering the path of Terry’s vehicle and colliding with the [...]

Spencer, IA - Alex Leewright Killed in Motorcycle Accident on US-71

Spencer, IA – Alex Leewright Killed in Motorcycle Accident on US-71

Spencer, IA (May 17, 2021) – A two-vehicle collision in Spencer resulted in the death of a motorcyclist on Saturday, May 15.  Initial reports indicated that the fatal crash took place at the intersection of US-71 and 13th Street SW. At around 3:30 p.m., a Honda motorcycle was reportedly involved in a crash with a minivan. Local sources later revealed that the van was making a turn when it entered the path of the motorcyclist.  The rider crashed into the front [...]

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

Denison, IA – Theresa Mae Denery Killed in Head-On Collision on US-59

Denison, IA (May 17, 2021) – A deadly head-on crash in Denison left one dead and three others injured early on Saturday morning, May 15.  According to the Iowa State Patrol, the fatal accident occurred on US-59. Initial reports revealed that 30-year-old Theresa Mae Denery of Cherokee was traveling northbound on the highway in a 2017 Nissan Sentra at the time of the impact. Denery reportedly crossed the centerline on the roadway, colliding head-on with a 2018 Toyota Camry.  Denery sustained [...]

Des Moines, IA - Kieran Stirling Killed in Crash at Guthrie Ave & Hubbell Ave

Des Moines, IA – Kieran Stirling Killed in Crash at Guthrie Ave & Hubbell Ave

Des Moines, IA (May 16, 2021) – A Des Moines man was killed following a three-vehicle collision on Thursday, May 13.  The deadly accident occurred at the crossing of Guthrie Avenue and Hubbell Avenue that evening. According to local sources, 53-year-old Kieran Stirling of Des Moines suffered critical injuries in the impact and was later pronounced dead at a nearby hospital. Emergency responders were called to the scene to provide aid to the injured parties.  Local reports revealed that 35-year-old Ashley [...]

Polk Co, IA - Passenger Critically Injured in Accident on Berwick Dr

Polk Co, IA – Passenger Critically Injured in Accident on Berwick Dr

Polk Co, IA (May 16, 2021) – The passenger involved in a single-vehicle crash in Polk County on Friday, May 14, was left with critical injuries.  According to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, the driver of a motor vehicle was traveling on NE Berwick Drive when they lost control near the 6600 block. The car crashed into a guard rail on the bridge. The vehicle fell off the roadway, causing the passenger to be pierced by a wooden rail.  Emergency responders [...]

Guthrie Co, IA - Steven Derry Injured in Tractor Accident at Justice Rd & 140th St

Guthrie Co, IA – Steven Derry Injured in Tractor Accident at Justice Rd & 140th St

Guthrie Co, IA (May 15, 2021) – A collision between a tractor and a pickup truck in rural Guthrie County resulted in injuries on Wednesday, May 12.  According to initial reports, the accident occurred that evening near the time of 8:45 p.m. at the crossing of Justice Road and 140th Street. Local sources revealed that 60-year-old Steven Kevin Derry of Audubon was traveling northbound on a 1970 International 856 tractor at the time of the crash. The tractor was rear-ended [...]

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

Garrison, IA – Worker Injured in Roller Accident at Wendling Quarries on 61st St

Garrison, AI (May 15, 2021) – A rollover accident at a local quarry in Garrison left one worker injured on Thursday, May 13.  The incident occurred at the Wendling Quarries, located at the 1851 block of 61st Street, in Benton County. Local authorities were notified of the workplace accident that morning at around 8:21 a.m. The 23-year-old male worker was caught inside a roller and was freed by his co-workers before emergency responders arrived.  The injured party was taken to Virginia [...]

Oelwein, IA - UPDATE: Jacqueline Lensing Killed in Crash on 1st St

Oelwein, IA – UPDATE: Jacqueline Lensing Killed in Crash on 1st St

Oelwein, IA (May 14, 2021) – The identity of the woman killed in a pedestrian accident in Oelwein on Tuesday, May 11, has been released by local officials.  It was later revealed that 54-year-old Jacqueline K. Lensing of Oelwein was crouching near a parked Ford Explorer in the parking lot of the American Legion on 1st Street SW. At around 6 p.m., she was reportedly hit by the vehicle as it pulled out of the parking spot. First responders were [...]

6.20 Cedar Rapids, IA - Pedestrian Critically Injured in Collision on IA-100

Clinton, IA – Mary Young Injured in Crash at Gibney Rd & Clinton Rd

Clinton, IA (May 14, 2021) – A Palo woman was injured after being struck by a motor vehicle in the Clinton area on Thursday morning, May 13.  The pedestrian accident reportedly occurred at the intersection of Gibney Road and Clinton Road at around 7 a.m. that morning. According to local sources, 65-year-old Mary Young of Palo was crossing on the roadway when she was struck. Initial reports revealed that 23-year-old Jeffrey Martin of Palo ran a stop sign when he [...]

Floyd, IA - UPDATE: Brandon Hummel Injured in Crash at US-218 & 155th St

Floyd, IA – UPDATE: Brandon Hummel Injured in Crash at US-218 & 155th St

Floyd, IA (May 13, 2021) – The identities of those injured in a two-vehicle crash in the Floyd area on Monday, May 10, have been released by local authorities.  The accident reportedly occurred at the intersection of US-218 and 155th Street at around 2:25 p.m. Initial reports revealed that a 2005 Chevrolet Suburban driven by 19-year-old Elizabeth Schmidt of Charles City was traveling westbound on the highway at the time of the impact. Schmidt reportedly attempted to pass a road [...]