On August 9, 2022, at 12:46 PM, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a single vehicle accident near the 8000 block of Filmore Road (Hwy. 56). When deputies and responders arrived, it was learned that 21-year-old Sean-Patrick
Delaughter of Miami Florida was operating a 2006 Jeep Commander eastbound on Filmore Road when he attempted to pass a vehicle and lost control. Delaughter’s vehicle went into the south ditch and rolled. Delaughter was transported to Palmer Hospital and treated
for injuries. The vehicle was totaled and Delaughter was cited for Fail to Maintain Control. The Fayette County Sheriff's Office was assisted by the Iowa Department of Transportation, West Union Fire Department and Gundersen Ambulance.