STORM LAKE, Iowa | An Albert City, Iowa man died of injuries sustained when his pickup truck collided head-on with a TerraGator applicator vehicle in Buena Vista County early Sunday morning.
The accident occurred about 1/4 mile west of the intersection of 250th Avenue and county road C49. The accident call was received at 12:05 a.m., according to a release from Buena Vista County Sheriff Kory Elston.
The driver of the pickup truck, David Unger, 40, was taken to the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center and later transported by air to Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines, where he died.
A front-seat passenger of the pickup truck, David Redecop, 29, of Albert City, was taken to the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries. The driver of the TerraGator, Ethan Johnson, 25, of Jolley, Iowa, wasn’t injured, the release said.
Johnson was operating the TerraGator for Jondle Enterprises Inc. of Manson, Iowa.
The accident is under investigation.