One vehicle crash near Fertile

by Marianne Gasaway

Two people were killed, and another injured, in a crash near Clear Lake Friday night.

According to the Iowa State Patrol, around 8:15 p.m. in the area of Fir Avenue and 330th Street, south of Fertile a vehicle lost control, going in and out of the ditch, before coming to a stop on its side.

Paul Swann, 31, and Cody Keeney, 33, both from Fertile, died as a result from injuries.

Jens Berggren, 31, from Mason City, was transported by air to a hospital.  His condition is unknown.

Keeney was a 2008 graduate of Clear Lake High School.  Swann graduated from Mason City High School.  Both men were employed by Dean Snyder Construction, Clear Lake.

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