Fayette Fatality

By: KCTN News
Aug 1st, 2019

The Iowa State Patrol reports that an Edgewood man was killed in a two-vehicle accident Wednesday afternoon in Fayette County.  66-year old Charles E. Meyers was killed in the accident.  Authorities report that 19-year old Melody A. Hewitt of Oelwein failed to yield at the intersection of W-Avenue and Iowa Highway 3 near Oran.  The Hewitt vehicle was struck by the Meyers vehicle.  Meyers was killed in the accident and Hewitt was reportedly injured.  The accident, which occured at around 1:45 on Wednesday afternoon, remains under investigation.