UPDATE: Victim identified in double semi crash on Interstate 80 - KWWL - Eastern Iowa Breaking News, Weather, Closings

UPDATE: Victim identified in double semi crash on Interstate 80

POWESHIEK COUNTY (KWWL) -- The Iowa State Patrol identified 52 year old Richard Ricketts, of Houston, Texas as the man who died in a crash January 14th on Interstate 80. 

It happened near the Brooklyn exit in the early afternoon.  A crash report shows a semi driven by Ricketts was eastbound, when it crossed the median and struck another semi traveling westbound.

The driver of the second semi was hospitalized.  Both drivers were wearing seatbelts.

The accident remains under investigation by the Iowa State Patrol, the Poweshiek County Sheriff, the Iowa County Sheriff, and the Iowa Department of Transportation.

Online Producer: Mike Verlo

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