1 killed, 1 injured in an accident near Perry


May 14th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

Two pickup trucks collided Monday afternoon southwest of Perry, in Dallas County. The driver of one of the vehicles died in the crash. According to the Iowa State Patrol, 63-year old Nelson Mobley, of Dawson, died at the scene of the accident at the intersection of 170th Street and E Avenue, at around 1:50-p.m.

Officials say Mobley was northbound on E Avenue and crossing 170th, when his 1994 Chevy S-10 pickup was hit on the passenger side by a 2013 Dodge Ram 1500, driven by 24-year old Tiffany Hollingsworth, of Perry, as she traveling west on 170th. Following the collision, Mobley’s pickup went off the road and rolled into the northwest ditch on its top. Hollingsworth’s pickup spun counter-clockwise and and came to rest in the ditch, on top of the other pickup.

Hollingsworth was transported by ambulance to the Perry Hospital. The accident remains under investigation.