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LeMars man is traffic fatality

Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Collides with train near Cleghorn

On Dec. 11th, at 2:20 p.m.,Troy Haakenson of LeMars, 36, suffered fatal injuries when the pickup truck he was driving southbound on County Road L-40 collided with a Chicago Central and Pacific Railroad train, one-half mile north of Highway 3.

The train sustained minor damage and the pickup truck, which was owned by Nikkel and Associates Inc. of Ames, was a total loss.

The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office was assisted at the scene of the accident by the Iowa State Patrol, the Meriden and Cleghorn Fire Departments, the Marcus Police Department, High Country Towing, and the Cherokee Regional Medical Center ambulance.

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