At about 4 pm Saturday the Iowa State Patrol investigated a fatal crash on Highway 34 South and East of New London. Sherry L. Reid, of Stockport,and 73-year-old Judith M. Ellis, of Ollie, died. Sean Reid also of Stockport, Carol Johnson of Fairfield and Tammi Ellis of Ollie were injured.
They all were traveling in a mini van westbound on 34 driven by Sean Reid of Stockport. It’s not known why the van went off the rode near Racine Avenue. The van went across the east lanes of traffic, entered the ditch and struck a parked truck before rolling onto its’ side.
Sean Reid and Carol Johnson were transported by helicopter to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Tammi Ellis went by Henry County Ambulance to the SE Iowa Regional Medical Center, in West Burlington.