A Waukon man is recovering from injuries he suffered in an accident with a train. The accident happened west of Masonville in Buchanan early Tuesday and the Iowa State Patrol says there was dense fog at the time. Fifty-two-year-old Roger Frick was driving a semi owned by United Cooperative Association on Highway 187 when he hit an eastbound train.
The crossing had flashing signal lights. The engineer did not realize there had been an accident and he did not stop the train until it had gone 15 miles to Earlville. Frick was taken to the Manchester Hospital and later transferred to Iowa City.