Guthrie County, Iowa Road Shoulder Drop-Off Case

Posted on Sep 07, 2017

Damaged Road ShoulderGuthrie County, Iowa Shoulder Drop-Off Case

We have actually been looking at the law involving defective maintenance of the shoulder by state and counties. The biggest problem/challenge we run into when investigating, is a lack of good photographs to prove the condition of the defect on the day of the accident. If you've been injured in car accident that you believe was cuased by faulty road shoulders do yourself, and your attorney a favor....take photographs.

UNIT 1 WAS TRAVELING NB ON FRONTIER RD/N54, UNIT 1 DROPPED ONTO RIGHT
SHOULDER AND DRIVER LOST CONTROL, ROLLED SEVERAL TIMES AND CAME TO REST IN
THE EAST DITCH, DRIVER WAS EJECTED AND PRONOUNCED DECEASED AT THE
SCENE ISP WAS ASSISTED BY GUTHRIE CO SHERIFF OFFICE, ADAIR FIRE &RESCUE
OFFICER NAME: LT ROB BORELLI . POST: 04

Minimal Crash Report:

 Case Number:

 2017024928

 Type:

 Fatality

 County:

 39

 Crash Date:

 08312017

 Time:

 1330

 Location:

 FRONTIER RD (N54) JUST NORTH OF 280TH ST

 Vehicle 1 Year:

 2005

 Make:

 FORD

 Type:

 F350 SUPER DUTY

 Towed By:

 WETZEL'S REPAIR

 Driver Name:

 TYLER RUTHERFORD

 Age:

 23

 City & State of Residence:

 GUTHRIE CENTER, IA

 Injury 1 Type:

 Fatality

 Name:

 TYLER RUTHERFORD

 Age:

 23

 City & State of Residence:

 GUTHRIE CENTER, IA

 Seatbelt Use:

 No

 Life saved by Seatbelt:

 No

 Transported To:

 MED EXAM/FUNERAL HM

 Transported By:

 TWIGG FUNERAL HOME

 Summary:

 

   

UNIT 1 WAS TRAVELING NB ON FRONTIER RD/N54, UNIT 1 DROPPED ONTO RIGHT SHOULDER AND DRIVER LOST CONTROL, ROLLED SEVERAL TIMES AND CAME TO REST IN THE EAST DITCH, DRIVER WAS EJECTED AND PRONOUNCED DECEASED AT THE SCENE ISP WAS ASSISTED BY GUTHRIE CO SHERIFF OFFICE, ADAIR FIRE &RESCUE
OFFICER NAME: LT ROB BORELLI . POST: 04

 Officer Name:

 LT ROB BORELLI

 Post:

 04

 Assisted By:

 GUTHRIE CO SO AND AD

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Steve Lombardi
Iowa personal injury, workers' compensation, motorcycle, quadriplegic, paraplegic, brain injury, death