Tractor driver dies in N. Iowa crash with truck

RUTLAND, Iowa (AP) — The driver of a tractor has died after the vehicle was hit by a truck on a county road in northern Iowa.

The Iowa State Patrol says the crash happened Friday afternoon about a mile east of Rutland in Humboldt County.

A tractor driven by 81-year-old Harold Henry Hinners was eastbound on County Road C-29 when he began to make a left-hand turn onto another road. An eastbound tractor-trailer rig driven by 72-year-old Calvin Leroy Mogler, of Dayton, was trying to pass the tractor and hit the vehicle in the intersection.

Hinners, who lived about a half-mile from the crash site, died in the collision. Mogler wasn’t injured.

The state patrol is investigating the crash.

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