June 28, 2022

Winterset man killed in fatal Adair crash this morning

Darrell Wain Smith, 47, of Winterset died in a vehicle accident 6:37 a.m. today on Highway 92 in Adair County.

According to an Iowa State Patrol report, Smith was traveling westbound on Highway 92 near Pinewood Avenue when, for unknown reasons, his vehicle crossed into the east bound lane and was struck head on by a 2003 International truck registered to Five Star Trucking, LLC, driven by Jeremy Criswell Houck of Corning.

Criswell, who sustained injuries from the collision, was transported via LifeFlight to Methodist Hospital in Des Moines. The extent of Criswell’s injuries are unknown and both men were reported to have been wearing seat belts.