Postville, IOWA – According to the Iowa State Patrol, this unfortunate accident occurred right after 11 p.m. Thursday.
It happened on Highway 51, 6 miles north of Postville.
Authorities say the trooper was assisting the Clayton County Sheriff’s Office with a call for service.
His name is Ted Benda and he was involved in a single-vehicle collision.
The trooper suffered serious injuries and was taken to the Gunderson Lutheran Hospital. through a news release.
This incident is under investigation.
This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.