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Fatal Accident

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Fatal Accident

Newell, IA (RI)–Buena Vista County authorities have released information on a fatal traffic accident Thursday evening.

The accident involved a semi truck and trailer and a pickup truck and it happened on Highway seven, south of Newell. Eighty-two-year-old Robert Schraeder of Woodbine was the driver of the pickup. The investigation shows that Schraeder pulled out onto Highway seven in front of the semi driven by 25-year-old David Iehl  of Lakeside.

Schraeder was pronounced dead at the scene and his passenger, 78-year-old Lois Schraeder reported suffering minor injuries. Iehl also had minor injuries.

(Information from Radio Iowa)