Black Hawk County, Iowa – From the report description we have Gene Turner heading north on Waverly Road and John Thode backing into a residential driveway. The date of this one is January 14, 2017 and the time is 5:54 PM, and so it is likely after sunset. It’s dark out. Mr. Turner was killed when the 2007 International Tractor stuck his Pontiac. He was taken to Satori Hospital.
UNIT 1 WAS TRAVELING NORTH ON WAVERLY RD AND COLLIDED WITH UNIT 2, WHICH WAS BACKING INTO A RESIDENTIAL DRIVE AT 8734 WAVERLY RD; THE DRIVER OF UNIT 1 WAS TRANSPORTED TO SARTORI HOSPITAL IN CEDAR FALLS, WHERE HE SUCCUMBED TO HIS INJURIES; ASSISTING AGENCIES WERE JANESVILLE FIRE/EMS, BLACK HAWK COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE, CEDAR FALLS PD, AND IOWA STATE PATROL
Boone County, Iowa – January 9, 2017 crash involves one car “drifting over the center line” which normally is caused by a failure to pay attention which includes distracted driving. One person died, 50-year-old Thomas Hagar from Jefferson. The consequences of distracted driving are real and permanent. The time was 7:52 on Highway 30 at the 120 mile marker.
UNIT 1 TRAVELING WB ON HWY 30 DRIFTED OVER CENTER LINE AND STRUCK UNIT 2 TRAVELING EB ON HWY 30 IN HEAD ON COLLISION AT MILE MARKER 120, DRIVER UNIT 2 DECEASED AT SCENE, OTHER 2 INVOLVED WERE TRANSPORTED TO HOSPITAL OFFICER NAME: TROOPER JOSEPH LONG . POST: 1
ASSISTED BY: ISP 292,61,309,319, BOONE CO SO, OGDEN PD