Blakesburg man killed in Wapello County Iowa crash

WAPELLO COUNTY, Iowa-  One man was killed,  a second man injured in a pick-up versus semi crash in Wapello County.

The Iowa State Patrol says a pick-up, driven by 62-year-old Dennis Sandifer of Blakesburg collided head-on with a semi, shortly before 8 o'clock this (Thursday) morning, south of Blakesburg.  

A passenger in the pick-up, 28-year-old Brandon Pruett of Blakesburg was killed.  Sandifer was injured and was flown to Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines.

The driver of the semi, 30-year-old Jared Holmes, of Wellman, Iowa was not injured.

The State Patrol says the collision happened as the driver of the pickup attempted to pass in a no passing zone. 

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