Marion Co, IA – Lino Rivera-Reyes Killed in Crash with Semi on IA-14Des Moines Accident News
Marion Co, IA (June 3, 2021) – A Marshalltown man was killed following a two-vehicle accident in Marion County on Wednesday, June 2.
The fatal crash occurred on IA-14 north of Knoxville at around 5:25 a.m. that morning. Local sources revealed that Lino Rivera-Reyes of Marshalltown was traveling southbound on the highway as a semi-truck was traveling north. The two vehicles reportedly crashed head-on.
Emergency crews found Rivera-Reyes trapped inside his vehicle when they arrived. He was pronounced dead at the scene by responding medical personnel. The operator of the 18-wheeler refused treatment.
An ongoing investigation into the deadly accident is being handled by local authorities.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Lino Rivera-Reyes at this time.
Fatal Trucking Accidents in Marion County Iowa
Those traveling in passenger cars are at a serious disadvantage when involved in a crash with a commercial vehicle. There are more than 500,000 trucking accidents reported each year, contributing to thousands of fatalities. There were 4,119 deaths related to semi-truck crashes in 2019, with nearly 67% of those fatalities involving the occupants of personal cars.
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