Rock Rapids, Iowa– An Inwood man has died as the result of an accident near Rock Rapids on Saturday, June 25, 2016.
The Iowa State Patrol reports that about 4:23 PM, 14-year-old Ryan Schneidermann of Inwood was driving a 1992 Ford pickup westbound on Highway 9, two miles east of Rock Rapids, or about a quarter of a mile east of Ibex Avenue.
According to the report, Schneidermann said he was tired from working outside all day. He said he briefly fell asleep. The pickup crossed left of center, entered the south ditch, struck a field drive, and rolled. The report says it then came to rest upside down in the south ditch.
A passenger in the pickup, 46-year-old Brad Schneidermann of Inwood died as a result of injuries sustained in the crash.
The Lyon County Ambulance took Ryan Schneidermann to Sanford Rock Rapids Hospital.
The Rock Rapids Fire Department, Lyon County Ambulance crew, and deputies from both the Lyon and Osceola County Sheriffs’ offices assisted at the scene.