Britt man killed in early morning accident

2011-12-05T10:15:00Z 2011-12-05T12:26:49Z Britt man killed in early morning accidentBy KRISTIN BUEHNER Of The Globe Gazette Mason City Globe Gazette
December 05, 2011 10:15 am  • 

BRITT - A Britt man was killed early Monday morning in a collision with a semi trailer on U.S. Highway 18 west of Garner.

The accident occurred at 5:58 a.m. two miles west of Garner, the Iowa State Patrol reported.

Barry Priebe, 56, of Britt, the driver of a Ford Explorer, was killed when the trailer of a semi became detached from the semi tractor and slid across the center line, striking the SUV head-on.

The semi tractor trailer was driven by Travis Christians, 38, of Garner.

The Hancock County Sheriff's Department assisted at the scene.

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