The Iowa State Patrol has identified the victims of Saturday’s fatal collision between a go-cart and a semi in Page County. The Patrol says the driver of the go-cart, 16-year old Shyla Rodriquez, and her passenger, 29-year old Tabitha Rodriquez, both of Shenandoah, were killed as the go-cart they were on was hit by a semi as the go-cart was turning around on a road northwest of Clarinda.
The accident happened on Q Avenue, near the intersection with 200th Street, at around 2:50 p.m. Saturday. The driver of the semi, 63-year old Paul Mellencamp, of Clarinda was not hurt. No charges have been filed in connection with the accident.
Contributed by Ric Hanson, KJAN, Atlantic