Northern Iowa man dies in accident between a tractor and semi-truck

Northern Iowa man dies in accident between a tractor and semi-truck
An accident between a tractor and semi-truck claims the life of a northern Iowa man. (Source: AP)

MITCHELL COUNTY, IOWA. (KEYC) - An accident between a tractor and semi-truck claims the life of a northern Iowa man.

It happened just after 8 a.m. Friday in Mitchell County, Iowa.

According to the Iowa State Patrol, a semi-truck was attempting to pass a tractor when the tractor made a left turn into a driveway and was rear-ended by the semi.

The driver of the tractor, 62-year-old James Duponcheele, of Staceyville, Iowa, was killed in the crash.

Details on the extent of the injury for the semi driver, 43-year-old Brandon Wendt, of Mankato, have not been released.

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