Iowa Man Dies On His Way To Work After River Washes Out Highway

photo credit:Allie Johnson

Iowa and Wisconsin authorities have closed a bridge over the Mississippi River after a washed out section caused a fatal crash Tuesday morning.

The accident took place on Iowa Highway 82 between Lansing, Iowa and Freeman, Wisconsin. The Crawford County Sheriff’s Office says a 59-year-old man was on his way to work from the when he drove onto the washed out part of the road and went into the river.

Crawford County Sheriff Dale McCullick said the highway surface appeared to have been under-cut due to the high water, causing it to erode and fall into the river

Related Content