September 8, 2022 - 9:26 am - Posted in News

Ashton, Iowa– A Sheldon man has died in the aftermath of an accident near Ashton on Wednesday evening, September 7, 2022.

The Iowa State Patrol reports that at about 7:35 p.m., 22-year-old Tyler Fisk of Holcombe, Wisconsin was driving a 2023 International semi northbound on Highway 60, four miles south of Ashton. The report says he was pulling an oversized load. They tell us that 84-year-old George Klein of Sheldon was also northbound on 60, in front of the semi on a Silver King farm tractor.

According to the trooper, the semi rear-ended the farm tractor near 250th Street.

Klein was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Osceola County Medical Examiner. Fisk was not injured.

They tell us Klein’s body has been taken to the Iowa Medical Examiner’s office in Ankeny.

The Iowa State Patrol says the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office and the Iowa Department of Transportation Division of Motor Vehicle Enforcement assisted at the scene.

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