CLERMONT, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say four people are dead and two are injured following a vehicle collision in northeast Iowa.
The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office says 28-year-old Shariff Hussein Warsame, 28, of Postville, was driving a Toyota van westbound Friday morning on Highway 18 northeast of Clermont. Authorities say he lost control of the vehicle and struck an eastbound Chevy truck driven by 57-year-old Tony Alan Schlee, of Elgin. Schlee’s car was pulling a trailer with bale.
Warsame and three passengers were killed; 34-year-old Miski Yahye Mohamed; 53-year-old Khadijo Mohamed; and 25-year-old Maryan Kulane. All were from Postville.
Schlee and his passenger, 58-year-old Pamela Ann Schlee, also of Elgin, were extricated from the vehicle and taken by ambulance to a nearby hospital in serious condition. An update on their conditions is not available.