Vehicle strikes tractor, throwing teen onto ground in Dubuque County
Authorities said a teenager was injured when he was thrown off a tractor when it was struck by a vehicle Sept. 29 in Dubuque County.
Cael J. Wolfe, 15, of Worthington, was taken by private vehicle to UnityPoint Health-Finley Hospital for treatment, according to the Dubuque County Sheriff’s Department.
The crash occurred at about 8:15 a.m. Sept. 29 on Iowa 136 in the Worthington area. Authorities said Wolfe was driving his father’s tractor to school when he turned into the northbound lane of Iowa 136. A vehicle driven by Leonard J. Ambrosy, 68, of Bernard, struck the tractor from behind, throwing Wolfe onto the ground. Wolfe reported suffering from wrist pain.
Ambrosy was cited with failure to maintain control of his vehicle.