Single Vehicle Crash

On September 25 at approximately 05:13 A.M., the Henry County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a single motor vehicle collision involving a roll-over on US Highway 218 near mile marker 48.

An investigation into the collision determined a van driven by a Blake R. Hemann, 18, of Keokuk, Iowa, crashed head-on onto a guard rail on the western side of the roadway after the driver had fallen asleep behind the wheel. The vehicle was deemed a total loss and removed from the scene.

Resulting from the investigation, Blake was cited for Failure to Maintain Control of a Vehicle.