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Driver Injured in Fayette County Collision

One driver was injured in a Fayette County collision on Wednesday morning.

The crash happened at the intersection of 40th Street and L Avenue east of Oelwein shortly before 8 am. 

The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office says 69-year old Randal Ladeburg of Oelwein was driving his pickup northbound on L Avenue when he collided with a SUV at the uncontrolled intersection. 

Both vehicles were totaled.

Ladeburg suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to MercyOne in Oelwein. The SUV driver, 44-year old Troy Wegmann of Manchester, was not hurt.

Ladeburg was charged with failing to yield at an uncontrolled intersection.


photo courtesy of Fayette County Sheriff’s Office


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