Train slams into SUV in Crawford County – no injuries


November 28th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

An SUV stalled on railroad tracks in Crawford County Tuesday night, was struck by a train, but no one was injured. According to the Iowa State Patrol, the 1998 Ford Explorer, driven by 57-year old Lonny Lee Kolln, of Dow City, was left on the railroad tracks after it stalled out. An eastbound Union Pacfic train hit the SUV broadside at around 10:35-p.m. Tuesday, but Kolln was able to jump to safety prior to the impact.