Highway 20 Crash Claims Life Of Dyersville Man

A Dyersville man is dead following a crash west of Dyersville on Highway 20 near X47 after his vehicle struck the rear of a semi.  The accident happened just before 7 pm Tuesday evening.

The Iowa State Patrol says a van driven by 60-year old Russell Faust of Dyersville was traveling east on Highway 20 when a semi driven by 54-year old David Steger of Colesburg turned east on to Highway 20 from County Road X-47.

Faust’s van struck the rear of the semi, causing it to catch fire with Faust trapped inside.

Faust died in the accident, which remains under investigation.