One Person Severely Injured in Cerro Gordo County Wreck

One person suffered severe injuries when his disabled vehicle was struck by another passing vehicle in north Iowa Tuesday night.

According to the Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Office, the disabled vehicle was stopped in the roadway near the intersection of 160th Street and Balsam Avenue north of Meservey about 9:45p.m. 38-year-old German Cabrera of Meservey was entering the driver’s seat when his vehicle was hit by a vehicle driven by 64-year-old Zelene Schilling, also of Meservey.

Officials said Cabrera’s vehicle did not have any lights on at the time of the collision. He was taken to MercyOne North Iowa for treatment of his injuries.

Both vehicles were totaled in the wreck and the accident remains under investigation.


Mark Pitz

News Director
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