Trial Set for Fatal Accident Last September

By: Nathan Bloechl —

Humboldt, Iowa — A trial date has been set for a fatal car accident that occurred in Humboldt County last year, law enforcement officials say.

41-year-old Trisha Dawn Luthro of Badger is accused of homicide by vehicle-under the influence and serious injury by vehicle.

Luthro’s initial plea was not guilty.

Authorities cite Luthro was driving under the influence of alcohol on September 24th of last year.

Luthro’s vehicle crossed the center-line of Highway 3 and struck head on with a vehicle driven by Kevin Ahlstrom of Dakota City, Iowa.

Ahlstrom and Luthro both suffered significant injuries.

Ahlstrom’s 12-year old son was killed as a result of the accident.

The trial is set to begin on October 16th.