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1 dead, 2 injured in head-on crash involving semi-truck on Interstate 80

Cedar County, IOWA – According to the Iowa State Patrol, this unfortunate accident occurred right after 9 a.m. Wednesday morning.

It happened on Interstate 80 near mile marker 274.

Iowa State Patrol troopers responded to a report of a crash.

The responding troopers discovered that semi-truck broke through the cable barrier, crossed into the eastbound traffic and struck Ford F-150 head-on.

The 71-year-old driver of the Ford F-150 suffered life-threatening injuries and was pronounced dead.

He was later identified as Steven Dolezal.

Passenger in the Ford F-150 suffered injuries and was taken to a hospital for treatment.

The driver of the semi-truck also suffered injuries and was taken to a hospital for treatment.

This incident remains under investigation.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available. 

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