Police are still searching for the driver but found two juveniles who jumped from the vehicle and ran after the crash.
A joyous scene of marching bands and children dancing in Santa hats and waving pompoms turned deadly in an instant, as an SUV sped through barricades and into a Christmas parade in suburban Milwaukee, killing at least five people and injuring more than 40 others.
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The Iowa State Patrol said 59-year-old Jay Statser of West Liberty was traveling westbound on I-80 in a 1998 Ford Explorer about 10:44 p.m. when he lost control, entered the north ditch and struck a bridge pillar for the Highway 1, or North Dodge Street, overpass.
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At about 6:10 p.m., a driver was traveling north on Highway 1, between Iowa City and Solon at Fox Lane NE, when a deer ran into the path of the car, according to the Iowa State Patrol.
A 12-year-old girl driving a Polaris Ranger UTV with a passenger lost control of the vehicle, which rolled over into a ditch, ejecting the driver and pinning her underneath, the Sheriff’s Office reported. The juvenile passenger was not injured in Sunday’s crash.
Hundreds of Iowa State Patrol troopers gathered in Waukon for the funeral of Trooper Ted Benda, who died Oct. 20 after crashing his patrol car while going to assist with a call in Clayton County. The service at the Waukon High School was expected to be attended by family, friends, community members and law enforcement.