Crash On Hwy 71 In Buena Vista County Claims A Life

Thu 1-3-2019

(Storm Lake)-- One person was killed in a two-vehicle accident yesterday (Wednesday) morning on highway 71 near Rembrandt. Buena Vista County Sheriff's deputies responded to the scene along with the Rembrandt Fire Department, Sioux Rapids Fire Department, Sioux Rapids Ambulance, Buena Vista Regional Medical Center Ambulance, Iowa State Patrol and D-O-T Motor Vehicle Enforcement. The driver in one of the vehicles was pronounced dead at the scene.

The accident occurred shortly before 11:00 yesterday (Wednesday) morning on highway 71 south of 470th Street. The accident involved a southbound pickup and a northbound semi. The investigation is continuing and the name of the deceased is not being released pending notification of next of kin.

(Courtesy Community First Broadcasting station KAYL in Storm Lake)