A man from Epworth is dead after being hit
by a vehicle early Sunday on Highway-20
in Farley, Iowa.
Dubuque County authorities say 21-year-old
Dawson Besler was killed when he was hit
by a Jeep Grand Cherokee being driven by
24-year-old Alex Hannan of Dubuque.
The preliminary investigation shows Hannan
was driving east on the on-ramp for Highway-20
at Farley. As we was merging onto the
highway he hit the pedestrian, who was
pronounced dead at the scene. Hannan wasn’t
hurt. He’s been charged with drunk driving.
The east lane of Highway-20 at Farley
was closed for over three-hours Sunday
morning because of the accident.
Helping at the scene were police from
Dyersville, firefighters from Farley,
and the Dubuque County Medical
Examiner’s Office. The crash and the
death are under investigation.