Tyler Gunter Killed in Accident at Hwy 34 and 197th Trail in Monroe County, IA

March 29, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

U.S. 34 & 197th Trail, Monroe County, IA, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Iowa State Patrol
Vehicles Involved
Hwy 34 and 197th Trail
Hwy 34 and 197th Trail
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Pickup truck collided with a semi-truck

What Happened

Iowa State Patrol officials are investigating a collision between a pickup truck and semi-truck at Hwy 34 and 197th Trail in Monroe County, IA on March 29th, 2023. Police say it happened around 3:50 p.m. They believe a pickup truck operated by 30-year-old Andrew Gunter was headed eastbound before it allegedly traveled across a center line and into the path of a westbound semi-truck. The vehicles collided, causing the pickup truck to overturn. Gunter suffered fatal injuries at the scene while his passenger, 37-year-old Tyler Kiefer, was hospitalized with undisclosed injuries. The semi-truck operator was not injured. Additional information was not yet available.

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