Rockford student among 5 killed in Mason City car crash

This photo of Sydney Alcorn, 14, an R-R-MR student is posted on a page that is collecting donations for funeral expenses.
Remembrance service tonight at 7:30 p.m. in Mason City

ROCKFORD — Rudd-Rockford-Marble Rock student Sydney Nikole Alcorn, 14, is one of the five teenagers killed in an early morning car crash Monday, April 10.
The Rudd-Rockford-Marble Rock school district posted on its Facebook page today that North Iowa North Youth for Christ will host a remembrance service tonight “for Sydney” and the four other car accident victims. It begins at 7:30 p.m. at Georgia Hanford MacNider Park in Mason City.
The Mason City Police on Tuesday released the names of those killed in the early morning crash.

They are all listed as Mason City residents: the driver Zachary Wolf Hartley, 20 and passengers Donte William Foster, 17; Roderick Lemeual Lewis, 18; Alex Parvon-Charles Wiebke, 19; and Alcorn.
According to an earlier police news release, at about 2:40 a.m, Monday Mason City police officers looking for the cause of a power outage west of downtown discovered A a crashed 2007 white Jeep liberty on fire in the 400 block of six Street Southwest. The fire department responded and extinguished the fire. All of the occupants were pronounced dead at the scene.
According to a page set up by James Rosa, Alcorn attended R-R-MR Senior high School.

“Sydney Alcorn was a high school student at Rudd-Rockford-Marble Rock High School near Mason City IA,” Rosa wrote. “In the early morning hours of April 10th her and four other boys were involved in a terrible car crash killing all five in Mason City, IA. This is an terrible and unexpected tragedy and the family is not prepared for her funeral expenses.”

As of 1:45 p.m. Tuesday, $855 had been raised.


Read the Globe Gazette article on Sydney. Click here.
Fullerton Funeral Home, 641-423-8676, is handling the arrangements for Wiebke.