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Fayette Releases

On Sunday, January 15, 2023, at 10:42 AM the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office received a call about a two-vehicle accident on Y Ave. south of 40th Street. When deputies arrived, it was learned that a 2016 Chevy Equinox operated by 21-year-old Isaac Buzynksi of Fairbank crossed the center line and collided with a 2000 Chevy S10 pickup operated by 50-year-old Eric Sterba of Sumner. Occupants were treated for possible severe injuries and both vehicles were totaled. Isaac Buzynski was cited for Driving in Improper Lane. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by Bremer County Sheriff’s Office, Oran Fire and Rescue, and Fairbank Ambulance. (photos)

On 1-16-23, at approximately 2:00 AM, Matthew Alan Ahlers 26 of Charles City, was arrested on a Fayette County Arrest Warrant. Warrant was for failure to appear on a probation violation, original charge Harassment. Ahlers was taken into custody and transported to Fayette County Jail, where he is being held on a $2500 cash bond.

On January 14, 2023, at approximately 2:04 AM the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office responded to a truck vs cow accident on Harding Road near Garden Road; approximately four miles east of West Union. After further investigation, it was determined that William Michael Fassbinder, age 73 of Postville, was traveling east bound in a 2000 Dodge Dakota truck when he struck a cow in the traveled portion of the roadway. The Dodge is a total loss. No injuries were reported.

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