Four crashes in Iowa Sunday, kill five people

DES MOINES, Iowa- Five people died in four separate crashes in Iowa yesterday (Sunday).

The Iowa State Patrol says 75-year-old Larry Goodwin of Fredericksburg died when he lost control of his pick-up last (Sunday) night in Sumner, 67-year-old Audrey Goodwin was injured.

Fifty-five-year-old Susan Slaney of Hedrick, Iowa died after losing control of her vehicle in Wapello County, around 4 P.M. Sunday.

A Bloomfield woman died after a crash early Sunday morning in Van Buren County. The Iowa State Patrol says 56-year-old Brend Houf lost control of her S-U-V, went into a ditch and rolled the vehicle several times.

The Iowa State Patrol says two people died in a head-on crash in Lee County about 1 a.m. Sunday. Sixty-three year-old Laverne Faulkner and 39-year-old Michael Faulkner, both of Farmington, were killed when a truck crossed the center lane on and their SUV head-on. The driver of the truck, 28-year-old Robert Leroy, of Kahoka, Missouri, was injured. He was taken to an Iowa City hospital.

The Iowa State Patrol says the lone survivor in these four crashes, was wearing a seat belt, but those who died were not.

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