Edgewood Man Dies In Fayette County Accident

An Edgewood man has died following a two-vehicle crash in Fayette County.

The accident happened at about 1:46 p.m. on Wednesday near the intersection of Iowa Highway 3 and W Avenue west of Oelwein.

The Iowa State Patrol says a vehicle driven by 19 year old Melody Hewitt of Oelwein attempted to enter the intersection without yielding from W Avenue. The car was hit by a semi driven by 66 year old Charles Meyers of Edgewood.

Meyers was killed in the accident. Hewitt was taken to Mercy Hospital in Oelwein.  Both were wearing seat belts at the time of the crash.

The accident is under investigation by the Iowa State Patrol.