One killed, two injured in car crash
One person was killed and two others injured after a car accident in Marathon, Iowa.
According to the initial investigation, the accident occurred when an 18-year-old was traveling southbound on County Road M54 with four other passengers and he ran a stop sign at the Highway 10 intersection. After running the stop sign, the car then collided with an SUV. Both vehicles ended up in a ditch on the side of the road.
Two people had to be extricated from the teen’s truck after the collision and one passenger was thrown from the car on impact. This passenger, 17, was pronounced dead on the scene. Three passengers were transported to the hospital to be treated.
Our deepest condolences are with the friends and family of the victim at this time.