.

Truck Rams Into Crowd at Kalona Auction; 1 Dead, 5 Injured

Tragedy struck at the Kalona auction as a truck collided with a crowd of people attending a horse auction.

One person is dead and five people were injured this morning after a truck struck a crowd of bystanders attending a horse auction in Kalona, reports the Associated Press.

...the driver of the auctioneer’s truck had a medical issue that caused him to step on the accelerator of the Ford F-250 and lose control. He says the truck struck six or seven people on the property before striking a tree, and then continued for another block before stopping.

The incident happened this morning while the auctioneer and other workers were riding in the back of the truck.

The auction is a popular event held at the Kalona Sales Barn in Kalona, roughly 20 miles south of Iowa City.

Boards

More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something