Breaking news: Red Oak man killed at Junction Days in motorcycle/tractor accident

RED OAK — Red Oak’s annual Junction Days celebration turned tragic Saturday afternoon when s 61-year-old man was killed in a collision with a tractor.

Milton Lantz Jr., was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident at the intersection of 2nd and East Corning Streets in Red Oak.

According to an Iowa State Highway Patrol Report, Lantz was driving a 2008 Vittacci Motorcycle west on East Corning when he attempted to turn left onto 2nd Street and collided with a 1961 John Deere tractor.

The report states the tractor, driven by Cody Johnson, 15, of Stanton, was also westbound on East Corning and turning left onto 2nd street at the time of the collision.

No arrests were made, and investigators remained on the scene collecting measurements and evidence for several hours after the accident.

The Red Oak Express will publish additional information regarding this accident in its Tuesday edition.


The Red Oak Express

2012 Commerce Drive
P.O. Box 377
Red Oak, IA 51566
Phone: 712-623-2566 Fax: 712-623-2568

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