Highway 20 Accident

By: News Release
Jan 27th, 2019

On 01/26/2019 at 3:41 PM, deputies from the Dubuque County Sheriff’s Office, troopers with the Iowa State Patrol, Dyersville Police Department, Dyersville Fire Department and Bi-County Ambulance responded to Highway 20 at Sandstone Lane for a two-vehicle accident.  An Iowa DOT snow plow being operated by Daniel Kelchen (57) of Manchester was clearing snow along the shoulder of Highway 20 and was rear ended by Nicholas Schulke (21) of Olin who was traveling eastbound and lost control on the snow-covered roadway. Schulke was transported to Mercy Hospital in Dubuque and then to UIHC with life threatening injuries.  Schulke remains in critical condition at this time. The accident remains under investigation.