Authorities are investigating a fatal accident involving a road grader and train in Chickasaw County.

According to the Iowa State Patrol, David Zwanziger, 64, of Nashua, died in the mishap Friday morning (Jan. 12, 2018).

State troopers said Zwanziger was plowing snow at a rural intersection west of New Hampton. While crossing railroad tracks, his grader was struck on the passenger side by a Canadian Pacific train.

The accident occurred around 7:45 a.m. at County Roads V-28 (Jasper Ave.) and B-57 (220th St.) west of New Hampton.


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