News

Vehicle Struck By Lightning

Vehicle Struck By Lightning

Milford, IA (KICD)–A vehicle was struck by lightning just before 11:00 Saturday night as it traveled northbound on Highway 71 between Milford and Arnolds Park.

The occupants of the vehicle were not injured, but the strike caused the passenger-side airbag to deploy, flattened both rear tires and rendered the vehicle inoperable. Fortunately, the passengers were in the back seat and no one was seated in the passenger seat when the airbag went off.

In addition, pieces of concrete, some as large as a baseball, were thrown several yards in all directions.

The Arnolds Park Police Department assisted the occupants of the vehicle and the Milford Police Department and Dickinson County Emergency Management provided traffic control until the DOT could make temporary repairs to the highway.

Local Headlines

12 hours ago in Local

Legal Malpractice Ruling

courtnews1240

Des Moines, IA (AP) — An Emmetsburg man who pleaded guilty to soliciting a minor for sex but later had…

12 hours ago in Local

Interstate 90 Crash

Minnesota State Patrol

A Wyoming woman was injured in a single vehicle accident, on Interstate 90.

12 hours ago in Local

O’Brien County Accident

Car Accident 1280

A Sheldon man receives injuries in a single vehicle rollover.

12 hours ago in Local

Tea Poisoner To Jail

jail

A Worthington woman will spend time in jail after pleading guilty to a felony assault.

14 hours ago in Local

Doon Drug Arrest

News Arrest1240 1

Two are arrested after a traffic stop in Doon.