Van Rear-ends Manure Spreader in Dubuque County Crash

A tractor and van collided on Highway 20 near Epworth last Wednesday night.

The Dubuque County Sheriff’s Office says the van was westbound when it suddenly came up on a tractor pulling a manure spreader. The van’s driver, Leon Gander of Wisconsin, struck the manure spreader.

He refused medical treatment at the scene. The tractor driver, Casey Neyens, was not hurt.

Total damage to the van, tractor and manure spreader was estimated around 30-thousand dollars.

Gander was cited for following too closely.