Fairfield Man Killed on Highway 1: 1967
Posted By: Volunteer: Sherri
Date: 11/20/2017 at 07:11:50
**Handwritten: Rec. Rep. 18 MAY 1967
FAIRFIELD MAN KILLED KILLED ON HIGHWAY 1
Rex Howard, 24, of Fairfield was struck and killed Feb. 6 by a car driven by Willard Johnson, 52, of near Stockport.
The Howard car had become stalled on Highway 1 a mile south of Fairfield, and the victim was standing near the car when the accident occurred at about 6:30 p.m.
Mr. Howard was Iowa's 67th traffic fatality of 1967, the second in Jefferson County. Van Buren County has had one fatality.
Source: Van Buren Co. Genealogical Society Obituary Book H, Page 91, Keosauqua Public Library, Keosauqua, IA
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