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FATAL CRASH IN O’BRIEN COUNTY

ONE PERSON IS DEAD FOLLOWING A TWO VEHICLE COLLISION SATURDAY AFTERNOON IN O’BRIEN COUNTY. THE IOWA STATE PATROL SAYS THE ACCIDENT HAPPENED JUST BEFORE 2 P.M. AT THE INTERSECTION OF TAFT AVENUE AND 390TH STREET WHEN A PICKUP TRUCK WENT THROUGH A STOP SIGN AND STRUCK AN ONCOMING S-U-V ON THE DRIVER’S SIDE.
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Storm Lake Man Killed In Two-Vehicle Crash In NW Iowa Saturday

Over the weekend, a Storm Lake man was killed following a two-vehicle crash in O’Brien County. According to the Iowa State Patrol, the accident occurred at approximately 1:58 p.m. Saturday just east of Primghar. Authorities say 56-year-old Laurie Ann Banks of Sutherland was traveling northbound in a 2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and failed to stop at a posted stop sign. The truck collided in the intersection with the driver’s side of a westbound 2020 Ford Escape, driven by 66-year-old Mark Stanley Kirkholm of Storm Lake. The Ford then entered the ditch and rolled, partially ejecting Kirkholm, who was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash. He was pronounced dead at the scene. O’Brien County Emergency Medical Services transported Banks to MercyOne Primghar Medical Center for treatment of her injuries. The O’Brien County Sheriff’s Office assisted the Iowa State Patrol at the scene.
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Storm Lake Man Dies In Saturday O’Brien County Crash

Primghar, Iowa — A 66-year-old Storm Lake man is dead as the result of a two-vehicle crash east of Primghar Saturday afternoon. According to the Iowa State Patrol, the mishap occurred shortly before 2:00 Saturday afternoon, when a 2000 Chevrolet pickup, driven by 56-year-old Laurie Ann Banks of Sutherland, was northbound on Taft Avenue and allegedly failed to stop for the stop sign at 390th Street. Banks’ vehicle struck the driver’s side of a westbound 2020 Ford Escape, driven by 66-year-old Mark Stanley Kirkholm of Storm Lake. Troopers say Kirkholm’s Ford entered the ditch, rolling at least once, partially ejecting him from the vehicle. Troopers report he was not wearing a seatbelt.
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One Killed and Another Injured in Crash Near Primghar

Primghar, IA (KICD)– One person was killed and another injured in a weekend crash just outside of Primghar. The Iowa State Patrol and O’Brien County Sheriff’s Office were called to the intersection of Taft Avenue and 390th Street, about three miles east of town, just before two o’clock Saturday afternoon.
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Monday News, August 8

The Iowa State Patrol reports the second fatal accident in O’Brien County in less than a week. Saturday afternoon, a pickup collided with an SUV at the intersection of B40 and L54, 2 miles east of Primghar. The pickup driver, Laurie Ann Banks, 56, of Sutherland, failed to stop at a stop sign at the intersection, and struck the SUV on the drivers side. The SUV driver, 66 year old Mark Stanley Kirkholm of Storm Lake, was not wearing a seat belt, and was partially ejected from the vehicle at the time of impact. He died at the scene. Banks was injured, and transported to Mercy One Primghar for treatment.
O'BRIEN COUNTY, IA
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Storm Lake man dies after O'Brien Co. crash

PRIMGHAR, Iowa — A Storm Lake man is dead after a two-vehicle crash east of Primghar, Iowa on Saturday afternoon, August 6th. The Iowa State Patrol says the accident happened around 2:00 p.m. Saturday. Investigators say a pickup, driven by 56-year-old Laurie Ann Banks of Sutherland, Iowa, was going...
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1 dead in NW Iowa crash, Saturday, 1 injured

(Primghar, Iowa) – One person died and another was injured Saturday afternoon, during a collision between a full-size pickup truck and an SUV. The crash happened east of Primghar, in O’Brien County, at around 2-p.m. The Iowa State Patrol reports 66-year-old Mark Stanley Kirkholm, of Storm Lake, died at the scene of the crash at the intersection of County Roads L-54 and B-40.
O'BRIEN COUNTY, IA
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O’Brien County Crash Claims Life of Teenager

Sheldon, IA (KICD)—A teenager has died from injuries sustained in a Wednesday afternoon crash in Western O’Brien County. The Iowa State Patrol was called to the intersection of Highway 60 and 280th Street, about four miles northeast of Sheldon, around 12:30 where responding units determined a westbound moped had collided with a southbound a southbound vehicle before coming to a rest south of the intersection.
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Teenager on Moped Dies in Accident in O'Brien County

A teenager has died of injuries sustained in an accident near Sheldon. According to the Iowa State Patrol, the accident happened shortly after noon on Wednesday at the intersection of Highway 60 and 280th Street. A 15-year-old male was driving a Honda moped southbound on Highway 60, while 71-year-old Bonnie Allison of Spencer was driving a 2016 Hyundai Elantra westbound on 280th Street. The two vehicles collided.
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Storm Lake Man Dies in O'Brien County Collision

A Storm Lake man died in a two-vehicle accident in O'Brien County this weekend. According to the Iowa State Patrol, the accident happened shortly before 2pm on Saturday just east of Primghar. 66-year-old Mark Kirkholm was traveling westbound on county road B-40. 56-year-old Laurie Banks of Sutherland was traveling northbound on county road L-54. Banks failed to yield at a stop sign and struck Kirkholm's vehicle on the driver side. Kirkholm's vehicle entered the ditch and rolled at least once. Kirkholm was partially ejected from the vehicle, as he was not wearing a seat belt.
O'BRIEN COUNTY, IA
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State Agencies Developing Drought Plan For Local Officials Facing Water Shortages

Northwest Iowa — The U.S. Drought Monitor shows that the area of extreme drought is pushing into our area. Two weeks ago there was no extreme drought reported in our four northwest Iowa counties. Now, nearly the southern third of Sioux County and the southwest corner of O’Brien County show up on the map as being in extreme drought.
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15-year-old dies in moped crash in O'Brien County

SHELDON, IOWA — A 15-year-old who was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after the moped he was driving collided with a car at a highway intersection near Sheldon has died. According to a report from the Iowa State Patrol: The teenager was westbound on 280th Street, about four miles north...
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