One dead, one injured in Allamakee County semi-accident
One person was killed and another injured in a semi-accident in Allamakee County.
The crash happened around 5 p.m. Wednesday, about four miles north of Monona.
According to the Iowa State Patrol, Algie Crowder, 60, of St. Francis, Ark., Walked off the sidewalk of County Road X-26 (Volney Road) and entered a ravine. Crowder and semi-trailer passenger Sandra Davis McDowell, 40, also of St. Francis, Ark., Were both thrown from the platform.
The Iowa State Patrol said Crowder was killed in the crash. Davis-McDowell was airlifted to a hospital in La Crosse, Wisconsin, for treatment of undisclosed injuries.
Authorities are trying to figure out why Crowder left the highway. The accident remains under investigation.
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