56° F

Truck hauling cattle feed overturns, Edmund man killed

Published On: Mar 23 2013 07:11:36 PM CDT
Updated On: Mar 24 2013 02:51:49 AM CDT

Authorities said an Edmund man was killed Friday afternoon when the truck he was driving overturned.

Iowa County Sheriff Steve Michek said in a news release that Karl Espeseth, 57, was killed in a single-vehicle crash at about 4:05 p.m.

According to the report, the crash occurred on State Road 130 approximately half-a-mile south of County Road NN in the Town of Clyde.

Michek said the driver of the vehicle was southbound on Highway 130 when the vehicle left the road, traveled along an embankment on the west side of the road and overturned in a pasture.

The driver, Espeseth, was alone in the truck and not wearing a seat belt, the sheriff said.

The truck is owned by Premier Transport of Mount Horeb and was hauling liquid cattle feed when it crashed, according to the report.

The report noted the Iowa County Sheriff’s Department, Lone Rock Fire Department, Lone Rock EMS, and Iowa County Coroner’s Office responded to the incident.

  • Marysville Pilchuck school shooting 4


    2 dead in school shooting near Seattle, sources say

    A school shooting has been reported at Marysville-Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Washington, about 35 miles north of Seattle.

  • Craig Spencer

    America's Ebola patients

    An American doctor who was working with Ebola patients in Guinea was been diagnosed with the disease after returning to New York. Learn more about him and America's other Ebola victims.

  • Hot peppers


    Notable food recalls

    A North Carolina producer of peppers and hot sauces is voluntarily recalling 6,215 pounds of fresh serrano chili peppers because some tested positive for salmonella. Here are other notable food recalls that made headlines.

  • jack-o-lantern Halloween pumpkin

    Juliet James/SXC


    Games, recipes, trick-or-treating, scary movies and everything else you need to make your Halloween extra spooky.

  • Politician, politics, debate, election

    iStock / bns124

    Election Coverage

    Get up-to-date on political stories, Reality Check the latest political ads, learn about the candidates and find election results in our special section.

  • Ebola virus pink


    Ebola special coverage

    Get the latest news on the Ebola outbreak and resources to help you learn more about the deadly virus.