On September 5, 2023 the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office responded to single vehicle accident on 35th Street west of Oelwein. Upon investigation it was determined 25 year old Victoria Howe of Rock Springs, WI lost control of her 2016 Ford Fusion and entered the ditch. Howe was not injured and her vehicle sustained approximately $5000 damage. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Oelwein Police Department, the Iowa State Patrol and Midwest Towing. Howe was cited for Failure to maintain control.
On September 14, 2023 at approximately 7:14AM the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office received report of a vehicle rollover accident on Park Road near the Volga Recreation Camp Ground. Upon investigation it was determined 29 year old Daniel Elliot of Jacksonville Beach, Florida swerved to avoid a deer and lost control of the 2000 Chevy Silverado he was driving. The truck left the roadway and went off a steep embankment rolling onto its top. Elliot was not injured and his vehicle was a total loss. The incident remains under investigation.