Fairbank Accident

On 5-4-22, at approximately 3:00PM, the Fayette County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call of a 2 vehicle personal injury accident near the intersection of 40th St. and W Avenue, Fairbank IA. Fayette County Deputies arrived on scene and conducted an investigation. It was found Kay Ann Kent, 69 of Hawkeye IA, was travelling south bound on W Avenue when she was struck by another vehicle. Driver of the other vehicle, Kandyce Ruth Sheldon 72 of Denver, was crossing the intersection at 40th St when the collision took place. Damage to 2008 Buick Enclave and 2015 Honda Odyssey were considered a total loss. Sheldon was cited for Failure to yield Upon Entering through Highway, a simple misdemeanor. Fayette County Sheriff's Office was assisted by Oran Fire Department, Oran First Responders, and Mercy One Oelwein Ambulance