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News: Driver dead after semi-truck overturns in Walford

WALFORD, IA - A semi-truck driver was killed last night when a strong gust of wind knocked his truck on its side in eastern Iowa.

According to CBS 2 Iowa, the crash took place at about 8:30 p.m. along IA-151 just outside of downtown Walford.

Troopers say the truck was pushed over due to strong winds in the area, causing it to crash into a roadside ditch.

The driver of the semi was not wearing a seatbelt when the crash occurred. They were pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.

Collisions happen every day in the state of Iowa. While the time after a crash can be overwhelming and confusing, the Iowa car accident lawyers at the Hope Law Firm are here to help you through this difficult time. Call us today at 515-298-5056 or reach out online to schedule a free consultation.