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One dead after car crash in Benton County Thursday
One person died in a two-vehicle crash Thursday in Benton County.
According to an Iowa State Patrol crash report, a 2011 Dodge Ram pickup and a 2013 Chevy Camaro collided at the intersection of 61st Street Lane and 30th Avenue shortly after 5 p.m. Thursday.
Both vehicles entered a ditch on the side of the road and came to rest upside down.
The driver of the pickup truck, 91-year-old Marion Schminke of Shellsburg, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the report.
The driver of the Camaro, 21-year-old Nathan Harrelson of Vinton, was transported to St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids for injuries.
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