Area Man Dies When Pickup Crashes into Skid Steer
A Northeast Iowa man has died in a two vehicle weekend accident in Fayette County involving a pickup and a skid steer loader.
The sheriff received a 911 call reporting the accident at about 5:30pm Saturday (Jan. 4) on Scenic Road, east of Waucoma.
An eastbound pickup, driven by 76 year old Urban Kriener of Waucoma, rear-ended a Case Skid Steer operated by 28 year old Kathleen Hensley, also of Waucoma.
Kriener was pronounced dead at the scene. Hensely was taken to the Decorah hospital to be treated for minor injuries.
Kriener's 2002 Chevy Silverado was totaled, and the skid steer had $8,000 in damage. The accident is still under investigation.