POWESHIEK COUNTY, Iowa (WHO) — A Grinnell man was killed in a collision between a semi-truck and a tractor in Poweshiek County Monday night.
It happened around 6:00 p.m. south of Brooklyn and I-80, according to an Iowa State Patrol crash report. The semi and tractor were both driving north on V-18 when the semi hit the back of a grain wagon being pulled by the tractor.
Investigators say the semi came to rest on its side in the ditch. The driver, 68-year-old Garland Roth of Grinnell, died at the scene.
The driver of the tractor, 72-year-old Charles Griffith of Brooklyn, was transported by a private party to the Grinnell Hospital for treatment of his injuries. His current condition has not been released.
The Iowa State Patrol is continuing its investigation into the crash.