Lyon County Fatality

A Sibley man was killed in a one-vehicle accident Monday afternoon in Lyon County.

The state patrol says 63-year-old Merle Broesder was northbound on L-20, when his car went into the ditch… then ramped 190th Street northeast of George. The car rolled, coming to rest in a field. Broesder was pronounced dead at the scene.

Seven people died in traffic accident statewide over the weekend. It takes the total number of roadway deaths this year to 170 in Iowa. That’s 42 more fatalities than on this date a year ago.