By Jody Spear and Kelly Meyer –
WORTH COUNTY – A two car accident with injury occurred in Worth County Sunday night at 10:50 pm on County Highway A39 West of Highway 65, also called 390th Street, just east of Nettle Avenue.
Both cars, according to the Iowa State Patrol crash report, were 1980 Chevy Corvettes.
One Corvette was driven by Michael Scott Chodur, age 46, of Kensett, Iowa and the other Corvette was driven by Lynn Maynard Weedman, age 57, of Glenville, Minnesota.
Weedman was taken to Mercy Medical in Mason City by Mercy AirMed and Chodur was also transported to Mercy in Mason City.
The accident report summary said, “Both vehicles were eastbound on A39, west of Nuthatch, when the vehicle driven by Chodur rear ended the vehicle driven by Weedman. The vehicle driven by Weedman entered the north ditch and caught fire coming to rest on its wheels, facing west in the north ditch. The vehicle driven by Chodur came to rest in the middle of the highway, facing east, where it also caught fire.”
No mention of whether either driver was wearing a seat-belt.
Cars were towed by Dick’s Place Towing.
The accident remains under investigation by the Iowa State Patrol.
In the pictures you can see the long skidmarks, pieces of the vehicles still at the scene on Monday and the burn marks.