STACYVILLE, Iowa – There was a fatal collision between a semi and a tractor Friday morning in Mitchell County.
It happened around 8:10 am on Monument Avenue about a half-mile south of 450th Street. The Iowa State Patrol says a southbound semi driven by Brandon Wendt, 43 of Mankato, Minnesota, tried to pass a southbound tractor driven by a James Duponcheele, 62 of Stacyville. The State Patrol says the tractor turned left into a driveway and was hit by the semi. The semi went into the east ditch and the tractor came to stop on the road.
Duponcheele died at the scene.