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Osage man dead after fatal accident

OSAGE — An Osage man is dead after a fatal semi versus pickup truck collision on Friday afternoon.

The Iowa State Patrol says the accident happened shortly after 1:30 PM at the intersection of US Highway 218 and 320th Street when a pickup driven by 66-year-old Steven Kapping failed to yield at the stop sign at the intersection. Kapping’s vehicle was struck by a semi traveling southbound on US 218 driven by 45-year-old Darin Tusler of Osage.

Kapping was transported to the Mitchell County Regional Health Center where he was later pronounced dead.

The State Patrol’s accident report says Kapping was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident.

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