Humberto Aladro-Valdes Killed in Multi-truck Accident in Storm Lake, IA
Storm Lake, IA — January 23, 2024, Humberto Aladro-Valdes was killed in a multi-truck accident at approximately 7:40 p.m. along S.H. 7.
According to authorities, Humberto Aladro-Valdes—age 63—was traveling in a westbound 18-wheeler at the U.S. Highway 71 intersection when the accident took place.
Officials indicate that, for unknown reasons, the 18-wheeler did not stop for the stop sign at the intersection. This resulted in a collision with a second 18-wheeler that had been traveling on U.S. 71. The crash caused the second 18-wheeler allegedly sideswiped a third 18-wheeler which had been traveling in the opposite direction.
Aladro-Valdes was reportedly ejected from his vehicle during the crash; he incurred fatal injuries due to the accident and was declared deceased at the scene. There were no other injuries reported.
Additional details pertaining to this incident are not available at this point in time. The investigation is currently ongoing.