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Mason City man dead after crashing into parked police vehicle



This news story was published on February 11, 2018.
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WORTH COUNTY – A Mason City man lost his life after he crashed into parked police vehicle.

The accident took place Friday, February 9 at about 9:27 PM on Interstate 35 southbound, just north of Highway 9. A 2011 Ford Focus driven by 65-year-old Johnnie Lee Waslick of Mason City was southbound in the inside lane as it approached a parked 2017 Chevy Tahoe belonging to the Worth county sheriff’s office. The Tahoe was parked on the inside should lane, providing advance warning of another accident, ahead. The Focus collided with the Tahoe from behind. As a result, Waslick was killed. A Worth county deputy, 30-year-old Zachary Schrup, was treated and released at the scene.

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7 Responses to Mason City man dead after crashing into parked police vehicle

  1. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 12, 2018 at 2:47 pm

    whats the should lane? lol

  2. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 12, 2018 at 8:38 am

    The operation was a success – but the patient died.

    • bodacious Reply Report comment

      February 13, 2018 at 1:16 pm

      You are a real ass. I am sure your mom loves you but she must have to work at it.

  3. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 12, 2018 at 8:02 am

    People need to pay attention when they are driving. Do not get distracted.

  4. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 12, 2018 at 7:41 am

    Was the deputy parked on the traveled portion of -I35 or was he on the untraveled (SHOUD) ? whatever that means – lots of difference if your in a tin can focus or a Tahoe.

  5. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 12, 2018 at 3:01 am

    RIP Johnnie. Your now in that big casino in the sky. You’ll be missed.

  6. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 12, 2018 at 1:29 am

    known johnnie most of his life, sweet guy, was probably leaving the casino. I talk to johnnie up at the casino all the time,