A Northeast Iowa man has been airlifted to a Minnesota hospital following a 2 vehicle accident in Mitchell County.


According to the Iowa State Patrol, it happened at about 8:30pm Tuesday (Dec. 8), at the intersection of Kirkwood Avenue and 465th Street, west of Stacyville.

A southbound semi, driven by 26 year old Alexander Hobart of Blue Dale, Texas, ran a stop sign, and crashed into the driver's side of a pickup driven by 45 year old Eric Hackenmiller of Stacyville.

Hackenmiller was airlifted to St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester, by Mercy AirMed; a condition report was not available.

The Iowa State Patrol was assisted by the Mitchell County Sheriff and Stacyville Fire Department.

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