Fayette Man Crashes Truck, Charged With OWI

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Fayette, Iowa – A Fayette man was charged with drunk driving after losing control of his vehicle on Sunday night.

The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office says they received a report of an accident at about 9 p.m. Sunday on Kornhill and Grannis roads.

31 year old Cody L. Schmidtke was westbound in a 1997 Ford pickup when he lost control, went into the ditch and rolled. Schmidtke had to be cut from the vehicle with the Jaws of Life, then airlifted to an area hospital.

Schmidtke was charged with first-offense operating while intoxicated.

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