One dead after semi rear-ends tractor in Poweshiek County

One person is dead after a crash between a semi-truck and a tractor.
Published: Oct. 4, 2022 at 9:23 AM CDT
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BROOKLYN, Iowa (KCRG) - One person has died and another was injured in a crash involving a semi-truck and a tractor on Monday.

In a crash report, the Poweshiek County Sheriff’s Office said it happened at about 6 p.m. in the 4400 block of County Highway V18, near Brooklyn, Iowa.

Officials said both vehicles were heading north on V18 when the driver of the semi-truck rear-ended a grain wagon being pulled by the tractor, causing the semi to roll.

The semi driver, 68-year-old Garland Roth, of Grinnell, died in the crash.

The driver of the tractor was injured in the crash.

Neither driver was wearing a seatbelt.