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Two-vehicle head-on crash on Highway 14 kills 44-year-old man

Wayne County, IOWA – According to the Iowa State Patrol, the fatal accident occurred around 8:22 a.m. Friday morning.

It happened on Highway 14.

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

The responding troopers discovered that the 44-year-old man was driving northbound when his vehicle swerved in front of an oncoming tractor-trailer.

According to ISP, the driver of the tractor-trailer tried to avoid the vehicle but was unable.

The tractor-trailer and the vehicle collided head on.

The 44-year-old driver of the vehicle suffered life-threatening injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

He was later identified as Brian Irving.

The driver of the tractor-trailer was not injured, officials said.

This story will be updated as new information become available. 

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