POWESHIEK COUNTY, IA. (THECOUNT) — Garland Roth, of Grinnell, Iowa, has been identified as the victim in a Monday night fatal vehicle crash in Poweshiek County.

Roth, 68, was killed in a two-vehicle crash involving a grain wagon Monday night near Brooklyn.


According to reports, Roth was operating a vehicle on CR-V18 near Brooklyn, when the vehicle came into rear-end contact with a grain wagon around 6:30 p.m. Monday.

Roth died of injuries suffered in the wreck.

The tractor driver was transported to an area hospital with unknown injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Poweshiek County is a county in the southeastern part of the U.S. state of Iowa. As of the 2020 census, the population was 18,662. The county seat is Montezuma. The county is named for the chief of the Fox tribe who signed the treaty ending the Black Hawk War – Wikipedia.

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