Miles Russell Killed in Accident at Hwy 34 near Red Oak, IA

May 21, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Miles Russell
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Hwy 34. Red Oak, IA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Iowa State Patrol
Vehicles Involved
Ford F-150, Semi-Truck
Hwy 34
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Ford F-150 collided with a semi-truck

What Happened

State Police identified the person killed in a crash at Hwy 34 near Red Oak, IA on May 21st, 2023. Police say it happened around 7:58 p.m. and identified 68-year-old Miles Russell as the victim. According to investigators, a Ford F-150 operated by Russell had been headed eastbound on Hwy 34 at the time. They believe the truck crossed a center line before colliding with the side of a semi-truck and hitting a road sign. The vehicle came to rest in a nearby ditch, leaving Russell with injuries he was taken to an area hospital for treatment of. He did shortly after arrival. The driver of the semi-truck, who was not publicly identified, had injuries believed to be non-life-threatening. Additional information has not been made available.

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