Arlington Man Dies in Fayette County Collision

An Arlington man died in a collision in Fayette County on Thursday morning.

It happened at the intersection of J Avenue and 80th Street shortly before 8 am. The Iowa State Patrol says a garbage truck northbound on J Avenue failed to yield to a pickup truck westbound on 80th Avenue.

The garbage truck came to rest in the west ditch, while the pickup truck rolled and came to rest in the east ditch.

The pickup driver, 48-year old Cody Bushaw of Arlington, died at the scene.

The driver of the garbage truck, 32-year old Patrick Schanbeck of Oelwein, was injured and transported to Mercy Hospital in Oelwein.

 

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