One Dead in Semi Crash in Clayton County

One person is dead after two semis crashed in Clayton County Thursday morning.

The Iowa State Patrol says the accident happened at 8:55 a.m. in the area of U.S. Highway 52 and Iowa Highway 13, in Clayton County.

One semi was heading north on Highway 13 when it crashed with another semi heading east on Highway 52.

One of the semi drivers died. Authorities have not released the victim’s name.

One semi was carrying milk. The other was hauling batteries.

Linn County’s Hazmat team also responded to the scene to help.  There are no evacuations in place.

Photo Credit: Iowa State Trooper Jon Stickney/Twitter Additional info: KCRG