A fatal crash involving a minivan and a semi in Hamilton County Monday morning is under investigation by the Iowa State Patrol. The accident claimed the life of 71-year-old Lynn Flowerday of Webster City.
Reportedly, Flowerday was driving his 1997 Chrysler minivan traveling southbound when the vehicle crossed the centerline into the path of a northbound International semi driven by Brian W. Gambill of Fort Dodge. Both the minivan and the semi entered the west ditch. Members of the Webster City Fire Department helped in removing Flowerday from his vehicle.
An air ambulance from Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines landed near the accident but Flowerday was pronounced dead at the scene. The cause of the accident remains under investigation.
By Pat Powers, KQWC, Webster City