#The Iowa State Patrol


Charges pending after rollover crash in Cerro Gordo County

CERRO GORDO COUNTY, Iowa – A driver had to be extricated from his vehicle after a crash Monday afternoon. The Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Office says it happened just after 4 pm at the intersection of 105th Street and Nettle Avenue near Sheffield. Darrell Kammrad of Sheffield was westbound when he apparently lost control trying to turn and rolled his vehicle onto its side.
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Unidentified person killed in I-80 hit-and-run incident after allegedly jumping from Dodge Street bridge

The Iowa State Patrol is looking for the hit-and-run driver who struck and killed a person believed to have jumped from an Iowa City bridge onto Interstate 80 Monday. The agency released an accident report late Monday night indicating the person was struck and killed just after 4:15pm in the eastbound traffic lanes under the Dodge Street bridge. A call to Iowa City Police indicates a woman jumped from the bridge.
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Iowa State Patrol asking for witnesses after person hit, killed on Interstate 80 in Iowa City

IOWA CITY, Iowa (KCRG) - State law enforcement officials are asking for the public’s help to further an investigation into a pedestrian death along an interstate highway. At around 4:16 p.m., the Iowa State Patrol was sent to a report of an incident along Interstate 80 underneath the overpass carrying North Dodge Street, also known as Iowa Highway 1, in Iowa City. Troopers said that a person was in the eastbound travel lanes of the highway and was hit by an unknown vehicle.
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Registered Sex Offender Wanted in Oklahoma Arrested in North Iowa

A registered sex offender wanted in Oklahoma has been arrested in north Iowa. The Chickasaw County Sheriff’s Office says 24-year-old Cameron Berry, a registered sex offender in Chickasaw County, was wanted on a probation/parole warrant issued through the State of Oklahoma. Sheriff Marty Hemann adds that when the warrant was issued last week, Berry removed his GPS ankle monitor in an attempt to elude law enforcement. After receiving a tip as to his whereabouts, Berry was taken into custody on Sunday.
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Accident in rural Sheffield results in minor injuries

A car accident took place in rural Sheffield on Monday afternoon. Just after 4 p.m. on Monday, deputies from the Cerro Gordo County Sheriff's Office responded to a one-vehicle rollover in the area of 105th Street and Nettle Avenue. A 2002 Toyota 4Runner driven by Darrell Kammrad of Sheffield was...

Pedestrian Killed on I-80 in Iowa City; Victims in Fairfax Train/Car Collision Identified

Two accidents just over 24 hours apart have claimed three lives in eastern Iowa. Monday afternoon, September 27, at approximately 4:16 p.m., a pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle on the eastbound side of Interstate 80 underneath the Highway 1/North Dodge Street overpass. The incident happened near mile marker 246, according to an accident report from the Iowa State Patrol. *The photo above from our news partner, CBS 2 Iowa's News Now, shows emergency responders at the scene.

ISP: 1 dead, 1 injured after crash on Highway 30

TAMA, Iowa — A Des Moines motorcyclist is dead after crashing into a car. It happened at about 4 p.m. Sunday east of Tama on Highway 30. The Iowa State Patrol said 23-year-old Bin Sei Cho died after a vehicle failed to yield while trying to cross four lanes of Highway.

Spencer Man Dies in Two-Vehicle Collision

A two-vehicle collision Friday on Highway 20 in north central Iowa claimed the life of a Spencer man. The Iowa State Patrol says 61-year-old Bryan Harken of Spencer was driving a 2016 Ford Explorer eastbound and 18-year-old Alexzander Purman of Elkader was driving a 2011 Chevrolet pickup westbound. Troopers say the vehicle driven by Purman traveled into the median and went into the westbound lanes of traffic where it collided head-on with Harken’s vehicle. Harken was pronounced dead at the scene. Purman was transported by air to a Des Moines hospital.

Eastbound lanes of I-80 reopen after crash near Malcom, 1 injured

MALCOM, Iowa — At least one lane of Interstate 80 eastbound near Malcom has reopened after a crash that left one person injured Monday morning. The crash was reported around 8:30 a.m. Both of the eastbound lanes of I-80 between exit 182 and exit 191 were closed due to a crash.
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A bicyclist from Newton died after his bicycle was struck by a car Thursday night (9/23) in Newton. The Iowa State Patrol says 58-year-old Mark Wayne Adkins was riding his bike down the middle of County Road S-74 South at South 29th Avenue around 7:30pm Thursday when his bike was hit by a car driven by 19-year-old Halli Kay Versteegh. Adkins was airlifted to a Des Moines hospital, where he died of his injuries.

Semi Accident on Interstate 80 in Adair County

(Adair County) A semi-truck driver distracted by a ringing cell phone wrecked his semi on Interstate 80 in Adair County, shutting down both eastbound I-80 near the 86-mile marker. The Iowa State Patrol report says the accident happened at around 3:32 p.m. on Friday, September 24, near the 86.6-mile marker....

Fatal motorcycle accident on Highway 30 near Chelsea

A Des Moines man is dead following a collision Sunday afternoon east of Tama on U.S. Highway 30. Bin Sei Cho, 23, was traveling westbound on Highway 30 around 4 p.m. Sunday when his motorcycle collided with a transit van being driven by Gordon Galloway, 59, of St. Charles, Ill.

1 killed on head-on collision near Lone Tree

One person was killed in a head-on collision Saturday night near Lone Tree. According to the Iowa State Patrol, West Liberty first responders were called to the scene at Highway 70 and 220th Street, south of Nichols in Muscatine County, just before 10pm. The investigation determined a 2006 Honda Accord was travelling southbound on Highway 70 when the driver lost control and crossed the center line, colliding with a semi head-on.

ISP seeking witnesses after hit-and-run pedestrian fatality on Interstate 80

IOWA CITY — A pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run incident on Interstate 80 in Iowa City on Monday afternoon, and the Iowa State Patrol is seeking additional information from the public. At 4:14 p.m., an “unknown vehicle” struck a pedestrian in a travel lane of eastbound Interstate 80 in...

Collision Tuesday between Clear Lake and Mason City

CERRO GORDO COUNTY, Iowa – Two vehicles collided Tuesday afternoon between Mason City and Clear Lake. The Cerro Gordo Sheriff’s Office says it happened around 1:23 pm at the intersection of Highway 122 and Killdeer Avenue. The Sheriff’s Office says Alma Castor Padilla, 23 of Britt, was driving west and Nadine Drennan, 83 of Clear Lake, was driving south.

Nebraska driver arrested on OWI charge

ALTON—A 57-year-old Elkhorn, NE, woman was arrested about 2:40 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 26, northeast of Alton on a charge of first-offense operating while under the influence. The arrest of Jaclyn Rae Lago stemmed from the stop of a northbound 2018 Nissan Rogue for speeding on the Highway 60 expressway, according to the Iowa State Patrol.

Spencer Man Dies In Iowa Falls Area Accident

Iowa Falls, Iowa — A Spencer man has died and an Elkader teen was airlifted to a hospital after an accident near Iowa Falls on Friday, September 24, 2021. The Iowa State Patrol reports that about 10:30 a.m., 61-year-old Bryan Harken of Spencer was driving a 2016 Ford Explorer eastbound on Highway 20 near mile marker 169, which is about four miles south of Iowa Falls, or about 15 and a half miles east of the I-35 junction. They say 18-year-old Alexzander Purman of Elkader was westbound on 20 in a 2011 Chevy Avalanche pickup.