One Person Killed, Two Injured in Howard County Head-On Crash Wednesday

One person was killed and two people were hurt in a head-on collision in Howard County Wednesday morning.

The Iowa State Patrol says the crash occurred just after 7 a.m. on 170th Street about two miles northwest of Elma. A Chevy Impala was traveling west while a Volkswagen Passat was eastbound when the vehicles collided head on at the crest of a hill between Garden Avenue and Fir Avenue.

The State Patrol says one person was killed and transported to a funeral home after the crash. One injured person was taken to St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester and another injured person was taken to Regional Health Services of Howard County. The names of those involved have not been released.

The Elma Fire Department, Riceville EMS and Fire, Gundersen Medlink, and Regional Health EMS assisted at the scene.

We will bring you more information as it becomes official.


Mark Pitz

News Director
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