Deputy in Fremont County, Iowa killed in head-on crash
LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - The Fremont County Sheriff’s Office in Iowa says a deputy was killed Tuesday afternoon following a head-on crash.
According to a release from FCSO, the deputy was driving north on Highway 275, near 260th Street, and his patrol car collided with a combine going south in the same area.
The Iowa State Patrol said the crash happened Highway 275 north of Hamburg at 12:38 p.m.
Officials identified the deputy as 37-year-old Austin “Melvin” Richardson. Reports said that Deputy Richardson was working in his patrol car at the time of the crash.
The crash is under investigation.
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