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.