Victim identified in fatal crash near Bode

By Alex Benzegala, alexb@977thebolt

Bode, IA- More details have emerged about a fatal two vehicle collision in Humboldt County on Wednesday. The accident was first reported at 3:32 pm on county road C-20 about ½ east of Bode on Wednesday afternoon. According to the Iowa State Patrol, a 2019 Dodge Caravan driven by David Eddington Sr. of Bode struck the rear of a Case IH farm tractor pulling a large round bale trailer, driven by Kyle Olson of Bode.

The tractor was pulling into a field drive. Pamela Eddington of Bode was a passenger in the Dodge Caravan and she died at the scene.  David Eddington, Sr. sustained minor injuries, The tractor driver and other passengers in the Caravan were not injured.

The Iowa State Patrol was assisted on the scene by the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office, Humboldt EMS, Humboldt County Medical Examiner and Bode Fire. The collision remains under investigation.