N.London Girl Killed When SUV Hits Implement

A NEW LONDON TEEN HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED AS THE VICTIM OF A FATAL ACCIDENT SATURDAY NITE ON HIWAY-34, NEAR JIMTOWN ROAD.

EMMA RITCHEY WAS KILLED WHEN THE SUV HER MOTHER WAS DRIVING REAR-ENDED AN AUGER BEING PULLED BY A WESTBOUND TRACTOR. DES MOINES COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY RITCHEY WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD SHORTLY AFTER THE CRASH…BONNIE COOPER WAS INJURED, BUT NOT BADLY ENOUGH TO BE TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL…AND THE MAN DRIVING THE TRACTOR, DAN BURNETT OF ILLINOIS, WAS NOT HURT. THE IOWA STATE PATROL IS HELPING OUT WITH THE INVESTIGATION.

 

A LEE COUNTY MAN WAS KILLED LATE FRIDAY MORNING WHEN HE DROVE HIS SUV AROUND A BARRICADE ON CHALK-RIDGE ROAD (AT 265TH AVENUE) AND INTO THE NORTH DITCH, WHERE THE VEHICLE ROLLED AND CLIFF HERMES(HER-miss) WAS THROWN OUT. THE 66-YEAR OLD WEST POINT RESIDENT WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD AT THE SCENE.

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