Two Dead in Wrong-Way Jasper County Crash


A wrong-way crash claimed the lives of two motorists in Jasper County on Thursday night.

According to the Iowa State Patrol, at approximately 7:53 PM, a Lincoln MKX driven by 79-year-old Dorothy Findlow of Monroe was traveling the wrong way on the eastbound lanes of Highway 163. The vehicle collided head-on with a Chevy Trailblazer driven by 46-year-old Delia Vance of Pella.

The accident report states Vance died at the scene of the accident. Findlow was transported to the hospital but died from injuries sustained in the crash.

The accident is still under investigation. The Iowa State Patrol was assisted by Jasper County EMS.

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