Original Story: press-citizen.com
A collision Thursday between a semi-truck and a tractor killed an Iowa City resident and injured a Tipton resident.
fatal collision took place at 12:15 p.m Thursday just northwest of
Morse in rural Johnson County, near the intersection of Morse Road
Northeast and Vincent Avenue Northeast, according to crash report from
the Iowa State Patrol. An Iowa truck accident lawyer is looking into the case.
John Deere tractor was traveling eastbound while the semi was traveling
westbound on Morse Road when the tractor started turning left,
according to the crash report. The semi hit the tractor and the tractor
driver was ejected from the vehicle.
The driver of the tractor was not wearing a seat belt, the report said.
report did not release the names of those involved in the accident, but
the driver who was killed was reported to be 55 years old and from Iowa
City. The driver of the truck, who was injured and taken to the
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, was 69 and from Tipton. A Des Moines truck accident lawyer may be called onto the case.
There was no additional information on the truck driver's injuries.