Names Released In Fatal Town of Calamus Accident

7/13/17 – Authorities have released the name of the person killed when a pick-up truck clipped a semi-tractor trailer early Tuesday morning in the Town of Calamus. 43-year-old Jessica J. Miller of Evansdale, Iowa was a passenger in the pick-up truck that was involved in the crash that occurred at 2:17am on Highway 151 at Gunn Road. 25-year-old Levi Nielsen of Evansdale, Iowa was northbound in the pick-up – which was towing an enclosed trailer with a race car inside – when he attempted to swerve into the passing lane to avoid a collision with the semi but struck the rear of the box trailer. Nielsen was not injured. The driver of the semi, 29-year-old Jasvir Kattara of Van Nuys, California, was also uninjured. Miller was ejected and was pronounced dead at the scene by the Dodge County Medical Examiner. The accident remains under investigation by the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office.