Two people killed in separate eastern Iowa crashes

posted by Sue Danielson -

The Iowa State Patrol is investigating to separate fatal crashes, one Monday in Keokuk County, another today (Tuesday) in Cedar County.

The Patrol says one person was killed when a driver failed to stop at a Keokuk County intersection and was broadsided by a semi.   

The crash happened before 3:30 Monday afternoon on Highway 78 in Richland.  The person killed has been identified as 93-year-old Wayne Parsons of Richland.

One person was killed in a Cedar County crash around 9:45 this (Tuesday) morning.   The Iowa State Patrol says a Dodge Ram truck was northbound on Highway 38 in Cedar  County, north of I-80, when the driver suddenly attempted a U-turn in front of a northbound semi.   The semi T-boned the pick-up.  The victim's name has not been released yet.   



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