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Fayette County car accident results in 66-year-old’s death

Car accident in northeast Iowa

Northeast Iowa – Another person has died in a car accident in Northeast Iowa, this time in Fayette County Wednesday afternoon just before 2.

The Iowa State Patrol says 19-year-old Melody Hewitt of Oelwein failed to yield at the intersection of West Avenue and Iowa Highway 3 near Oran. That’s when 66-year-old Charles Meyers of Edgedwood’s 2002 Mack Truck struck Hewitt.

Authorities say Meyers wore his seat belt, but died. Hewitt sustained injuries and was transported to Mercy Medical Center-Oelwein.

The accident remains under investigation.

The names of the individuals who were involved in a run over accident south of Plainfield have been released.

According to the Iowa State Patrol, 67-year-old Kathryn Ann Krukow of Waverly, drove over a juvenile, whose identity hasn’t been released.

The juvenile had fallen underneath the 2014 Chevy Silverado and died from injuries.

 

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Chris Berg

Chris was born in Webster City and raised in Charles City. As a young kid, he would always be caught singing along to songs on the radio. He says he's good at karaoke but we think otherwise. ;) In his free time, he enjoys beginning new projects at home and hardly ever finishing them. Chris lives in Charles City with his wife Vicki, daughter Brynlee and son Jaxon.
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