Car vs. Truck Collision Claims Ft. Atkinson Man’s Life

Car vs. Truck Collision Claims Ft. Atkinson Man’s Life

A collision between a car and a pickup late yesterday(Mon) morning on the south side of Decorah claimed the life of an eastern Iowa man.   It happened just after 11:30 at Iowa Highway-9 and Park Street.

State troopers say the car, driven by 79-year old Julius Frana of Fort Atkinson, was turning west onto the Highway from Park. The vehicle was struck by an eastbound truck on the highway after entering the intersection.

Frana was killed in the accident. The driver of the pickup was not injured. Both drivers were wearing seatbelts at the time of the accident.

The Winneshiek County Sheriff’s Office, Decorah Police Department, Medflight, and Winneshiek Medical Center EMS assisted in the emergency response.