Four crashes in Iowa Sunday, kill five people

DES MOINES, Iowa- Five people died in four separate crashes in Iowa yesterday (Sunday).

The Iowa State Patrol says 75-year-old Larry Goodwin of Fredericksburg died when he lost control of his pick-up last (Sunday) night in Sumner, 67-year-old Audrey Goodwin was injured.

Fifty-five-year-old Susan Slaney of Hedrick, Iowa died after losing control of her vehicle in Wapello County, around 4 P.M. Sunday.

A Bloomfield woman died after a crash early Sunday morning in Van Buren County. The Iowa State Patrol says 56-year-old Brend Houf lost control of her S-U-V, went into a ditch and rolled the vehicle several times.

The Iowa State Patrol says two people died in a head-on crash in Lee County about 1 a.m. Sunday. Sixty-three year-old Laverne Faulkner and 39-year-old Michael Faulkner, both of Farmington, were killed when a truck crossed the center lane on and their SUV head-on. The driver of the truck, 28-year-old Robert Leroy, of Kahoka, Missouri, was injured. He was taken to an Iowa City hospital.

The Iowa State Patrol says the lone survivor in these four crashes, was wearing a seat belt, but those who died were not.

WHO Radio News

WHO Radio News

Iowa's largest radio news team covers the top local, state, and national stories with experience and dedication. Hear news at the top and bottom of the hour. Breaking news and severe weather, at once on AM 1040 WHO. Contact WHO Radio Newsroom:... Read more


Content Goes Here