Teenage sisters killed in car crash
On Saturday, January 25, two teenagers were killed in a two-vehicle accident east of Crystal Lake, according to reports from the Iowa State Patrol.
Authorities responded to a fatal crash that happened at around 11 a.m. on B14 and Maple Avenue. According to reports, the eastbound vehicle driven by Tiffany Banta, 19, slammed into an oncoming vehicle after it lost control and veered into the opposite lane. Tiffany and her sister Chyann, 15, who was also in the vehicle, both died instantly from the crash.
The driver of the other vehicle, who was not hurt in the crash, was identified as 68-year-old Steven Hanna.