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Fatal Crash on I-35 Southbound at Mile Marker 90.7

Post Date:11/16/2018 4:22 pm

ANKENY, IOWA (Nov. 16, 2018) – On Friday, Nov. 16, 2018 at approximately 6:31 a.m., Ankeny Police were sent to the southbound lanes of Interstate 35 at mile marker 90.7 to investigate a vehicle crash. The area in between the southbound exit and entrance ramps of exit #90 at Oralabor Road.

Officers located a single vehicle which appeared to have left the roadway, traveled up the bridge embankment, and struck the bridge. Injuries sustained in the crash were fatal to the driver / lone occupant identified below.

Deceased
Eric Dean Schall, 41 yoa, DOB 03/26/77
Nevada, IA  

Video footage concerning the incident from the I-35 Iowa Department of Transportation cameras shows many more potential witnesses. Ankeny Police ask anyone who may have witnessed the crash or has any information to assist authorities in completing the investigation by calling Polk County Dispatch at 515-286-3333 or Polk County Crime Stoppers at 515-223-1400 to provide anonymous information.

The Ankeny Police Department is continuing to investigate this crash along with assistance from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office and the Iowa State Patrol.

Case #: 18-006087

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