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Osage man killed in Hwy 218 collision

Osage, IA – An Osage man was killed in a Friday afternoon crash in southern Mitchell County.

The collision occurred at the intersection of Highway 218 and 320th Street at 1:32pm.

The Iowa State Patrol says 66-year-old Steven Kapping of Osage was driving a 1999 Chevrolet Silverado westbound on 320th Street when he failed to stop at the stop sign at Highway 218 and was hit by a 1988 Kenworth semi driven by 45-year-old Darin M. Tusler, also of Osage, who was heading southbound.

Kapping was transported to Mitchell County Regional Health in Osage where he was pronounced dead. He was not wearing a seatbelt. Tusler was not injured.

Agencies assisting at the scene included the Iowa State Patrol, Iowa Department of Transportation, Mitchell County and Floyd County Sheriff’s Office, Osage Fire, Charles City Fire, Mitchell County EMA and Mitchell County EMS.

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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