Iowa State Patrol Trooper in critical condition after Thursday night crash
ALLAMAKEE COUNTY, Iowa (KCRG) - An Iowa State Trooper was airlifted to the hospital after being injured in a crash while responding to a call on Thursday night.
Officials said Trooper Ted Benda was assisting the Clayton County Sheriff’s Office when he was involved in a single-vehicle crash.
It happened on Highway 51 about six miles north of Postville at about 11:30 p.m.
In a release, officials said the trooper was airlifted to a hospital in La Crosse, Wisconsin, where he remains in critical condition.
Officials have not released additional details at this time.
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