Winneshiek Fatality

By: News Release
Oct 29th, 2019

UPDATE: William James Smith (54) of Decorah, Iowa sustained fatal injuries as a result of a motor vehicle accident on 10-24-19. Smith was traveling southbound at a high rate of speed on Trout Run Road. Smith drove off the road and struck a large tree. Smith was the only occupant in the vehicle.

Previous Release:
Date: 10/24/2019
Time: 6:48 PM
Location: Trout Run Road in Decorah Township

Accident Details: The Winneshiek County Sheriff’s Office responded to an accident that occurred on Trout Run Road at 6:48pm on 10/24/2019. The accident resulted in fatal injuries. The accident remains under investigation and additional information will follow.