Former Aplington Fire Chief Keith Oelmann died when the car he was driving crashed in the early morning of Saturday, March 29th. Mr. Oelmann had been driving on a rural highway west of Austinville in Butler County when the vehicle ran off a bridge and rolled. The Aplington Fire Department was shocked to find him dead. The accident is under investigation. No other vehicles were involved. Mr. Oelmann leaves behind two children and four grandchildren.