Train strikes truck near Oelwein

Fayette County Sheriff’s Office photo


Fayette County News Rekease

On April 4 at 12:04 p.m. the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office took a 911 call of a Train vs Vehicle accident at 20th Street and T Ave just west of Oelwein. Once deputies arrived they had learned that a Farmer’s Union Produce Cooperative grain truck, driven by Todd R Scheidel, age 63 of Clermont had failed to yield at a Rail Road Crossing and struck Northern Iowa Railways train. Scheidel was cited for Fail to properly stop a rail road crossing. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by, Oelwein Police, Iowa Department of Motor Vehicle Enforcement and Northern Iowa Railway Train Master. No injuries were reported.