STREAMING NOW: Watch Now

UPDATE: Rockwell man killed in Thursday morning collision

State Patrol says he was not wearing his seat belt.

Posted: Oct. 11, 2018 2:43 PM
Updated: Oct. 12, 2018 11:15 AM

ROCKWELL, Iowa - The Iowa State Patrol is identifying the pickup truck driver killed Thursday morning at Christopher Wayne Light, 28, of Rockwell.  He was pronounced dead at the scene.  The State Patrol says he was not wearing his seat belt.

The driver of the garbage truck has been identified as Brian Lynn Dahl, 54 of Mason City.

Previous story below

CERRO GORDO COUNTY, Iowa – One person died Thursday morning after a two-vehicle collision involving a garbage truck.

The Iowa State Patrol said the accident occurred at 6:44 a.m. at 170th St. and Quail Ave. north of Rockwell.

Authorities said a garbage truck was eastbound on 170th St. and a 2003 Ford F-150 was northbound on Quail Ave. Both vehicles entered the intersection simultaneously and the driver of the Ford F-150 was killed. The names of those involved have not been released.

The Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Office, the Iowa State Patrol, Rockwell Fire and EMS, Mason City EMS, the Iowa DOT, the Iowa DNR and Tony’s Towing assisted in the crash.

Article Comments

Mason City
Few Clouds
38° wxIcon
Hi: 42° Lo: 32°
Feels Like: 29°
Albert Lea
Clear
37° wxIcon
Hi: 40° Lo: 32°
Feels Like: 31°
Austin
Scattered Clouds
37° wxIcon
Hi: 40° Lo: 32°
Feels Like: 29°
Charles City
Broken Clouds
39° wxIcon
Hi: 41° Lo: 31°
Feels Like: 32°
Rochester
Few Clouds
38° wxIcon
Hi: 40° Lo: 32°
Feels Like: 30°
A cold start to the week with warmer temps later on.
KIMT Radar
KIMT Eye in the sky

Latest Video

Image

My Money - The best way to build credit

Image

Wildlife services help bear with jar stuck on its head

Image

Sheriff's deputies use Doritos to round up pig

Image

Your Monday KIMT StormTeam 3 Forecast

Image

Rochester residents ask for changes to Silver Lake Park

Image

Rochester Ward 5 candidates debate

Image

Darren Dash takes place in Austin

Image

Sunday's KIMT StormTeam 3 weather Forecast

Image

Prep Soccer and Volleyball Highlights from Saturday

Image

SharktoberFest in Clear Lake

Community Events