Storm Lake Accident

Storm Lake Accident


Storm Lake, IA (KICD) — A Newell man is injured in an accident on an icy road.

The Buena Vista County Sheriffs Office said the accident happened Friday morning, on Highway 7, one mile east of Highway 71, near Storm Lake. A witness that saw the incident said 85-year old Billie Wessendorf was travelling west on Highway 7, when he lost control on the icy road.

The 2001 Chevy S10 pickup went across the road into the south ditch, then rolled onto it’s top. Wessendorf was taken by ambulance to the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center with potentially incapacitating injuries. He was later flown by Mercy Air to Sioux City.

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