Distracted driving blamed for rollover crash in Henry County, Iowa

HENRY COUNTY, Iowa (KWQC) — Sheriff’s officials say a Washington, Iowa man was ticketed after a single vehicle rollover accident on Thanksgiving, November 24, 2016. The accident happened around 6 p.m. near the intersection of Clayton Avenue and Agency Road, west of Salem, Iowa.

Sheriff’s officials say Nicholas James Dittrich was eastbound on Agency Road when he lost control. They say Dittrich was distracted while talking to someone on his cell phone and crashed his vehicle into the north ditch. The vehicle came to rest on its top.

Nicholas was cited for failure to maintain control and failure to provide proof of financial liability in an accident.

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