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Trial set in deadly Humboldt County collision

Trisha Luthro
Trisha Luthro

12-year-old boy killed in 2017 crash

Posted: Sep 9, 2018 1:14 PM

DAKOTA CITY, Iowa – A trial date has been set in a fatal Humboldt County crash.

Trisha Dawn Luthro, 41 of Badger, has pleaded not guilty to homicide by vehicle-operating under the influence and serious injury by vehicle. Authorities say Luthro was driving drunk on September 24, 2017, when she crossed the center line on Highway 3 in Humboldt and had a head on collision with Kevin Paul Ahlstrom of Dakota City.

Both Luthro and Ahlstrom were seriously hurt in the crash and Ahlstrom’s 12-year-old son was killed.

Her trial is now scheduled to begin on October 16 in Humboldt County District Court.

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