Calmar Accident

By: News Release
Apr 2nd, 2019

Date: 03/28/2019
Time: 4:16 PM
Location: Highway 52 & Maryville Street in Calmar, Iowa
Total Property Damage: $16,200

Driver: Norman Gee
Address: Hawkeye, Iowa
Age: 61
Vehicle: 2017 Freightliner Semi

Driver: Kathleen Hefel
Address: Dyersville, Iowa
Age: 48
Vehicle: 2007 Saturn Vue

Driver: Matthew Long
Address: Platteville, Iowa
Age: 46

Accident Details: Gee was traveling south on Highway 52 and proceeding through the railroad crossing after the train went through. Hefel was following Gee. Both Gee and Hefel stopped after proceeding through the crossing for other traffic and Long did not see them stop, hitting Hefel in the rear and pushing into Gee. Gee’s vehicle sustained minor damage and both vehicles struck were disabled. No injuries were reported. Long was cited for failure to maintain control.