Man Dies in Head-on Collision Near Cylinder

A two-vehicle collision Sunday near Cylinder in Palo Alto county claimed a life.

The Iowa State Patrol says 45-year-old Brian Freeman of Garner was driving a 2011 Chevrolet Silverado westbound on Highway 18 when he failed to negotiate a slight curve. The vehicle crossed the center line and collided with an eastbound 2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer driven by 26-year-old Landon Schiek of Algona. Schiek died in the crash; Freeman was transported by air to Mercy Hospital in Mason City.

The State Patrol says the crash remains under investigation.

(courtesy KUOO in Spirit Lake)