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Jamie Singletary, 16, Carson Singletary, 13, and Christian Singletary, 10, killed in two-vehicle crash in Mahaska County, Iowa

Modified Date: 
Mon, 11/02/2015 - 6:06pm
Accident Date: 
Thursday, August 6, 2015

3 Killed in Mahaska County Crash

Three youths were killed in an automobile collision, Thursday afternoon. Jamie Singletary, 16, of New Sharon was driving a Pontiac Sunfire when the car collided with a truck, driven by Shawn Schippers. Singletary was killed along with Carson Singletary, 13, and Christian Singletary, 10, all of New Sharon. Schippers, 41, was uninjured. The North Mahaska school district will have grief counselors available at the school on Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Crash Claims Lives of Three Brothers in Mahaska County

NEW SHARON, Iowa '€” Three young brothers are dead after a crash in Mahaska County Thursday. The boys went to school in the North Mahaska School District. Singletary, along his brothers, 13-year-old Carson and 10-year-old Christian, died in the crash. A vigil was held Thursday night at the Methodist Church in New Sharon, with about 250 people attending. Officials say counselors will be available at the schools Friday to help students deal with the loss.

3 youths killed in car-truck collision, Iowa patrol says

Three youths have been killed in a car collision with a truck in southern Iowa. The Iowa State Patrol says the car driven by 16-year-old Jamie Singletary collided at a rural intersection of gravel roads with a rock truck driven by Shawn Schippers. Singletary and two passengers were killed. The patrol says the 41-year-old Schippers wasn't injured. They were identified as 13-year-old Carson and 10-year-old Christian Singletary.

Visitation Being Held Monday for Three New Sharon Brothers Killed in Car Accident

Visitation for the three boys who were killed in a car accident on Aug. 6 will be held Monday afternoon. The Iowa State Patrol says a truck driven by 41 year €“old Shawn Schippers collided with a car driven by 16 year old Jamie Singletary on a rural gravel road around 1 p.m. Monday at the North Mahaska High School Auditorium. The funeral service for the three brothers will be held at 10:30 a.m. Singletary, along with his brothers 13 year old Carson and 10 year old Christian, died in the crash. The Singletary’s GoFundMe page has already raised over $40,000.

NASCAR Legend Donates to Iowa Family Who Lost Three Sons in Crash

KNOXVILLE, Iowa '€” A NASCAR superstar is helping out a grieving Iowa family after learning about a tragic accident that claimed the lives of three Iowa brothers last week. Several fundraising efforts have been set up to help the boys'€™ family, like a GoFundMe page, a U.S. Bank account, and a community spaghetti supper. That'€™s when Stewart called over to a friend and told him to bring more money. Now, they'€™re also getting help from NASCAR legend Tony Stewart. Munson, a friend of the Singletary family, was planning to sell off four totes of racing memorabilia she has collected since 1982 and give the proceeds to the family.

Possible Changes Coming to Intersection Where Three Brothers Died

MAHASKA COUNTY, Iowa '€” One week after a deadly crash in Mahaska County, the county engineer is working to avoid such tragedies in the future. The county engineer says it'€™s not possible to place traffic signs at all intersections due to lack of funds. Last Thursday 16-year-old Jamie Singletary, and his brothers 13-year-old Carson and 10-year-old Christian, were killed when their vehicle collided with a truck at an uncontrolled intersection. The GoFundMe page set up to help the family has now raised more than $52,000. Investigators say since neither of the drivers had a stop sign there will likely be no charges in the case.

Deadly Intersections Creating Problems For Drivers and County Budgets

No stop signs, yield signs, traffic lights, nothing. Stop signs have not been put up at either crash site where the deaths occurred in August. This intersection where the Singletary boys were killed is just one of nearly 22,000 uncontrolled intersections across county roads in Iowa. NEW SHARON, Iowa -- Many rural Iowans, like Sara Porter Hicklin of New Sharon, have become accustomed to life on the gravel road without traffic signs. When describing the road where her boys died, Sara said, "You really can’t see the other road until you are right up on it.
Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
Jamie Singletary
Carson Singletary
Christian Singletary
Shawn Schippers

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