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Fatal Accident in Keokuk County

By Ellis Codjoe, June 12, 2018

A traffic accident in Richland resulted in the death of a local resident.

According to the Iowa State Patrol, 93 year old Wayne Parsons failed to stop his 2008 Mercury Milan at a stop sign and was struck on the driver’s side by a semi truck once he entered the intersection of Highway 78 and 315th Ave.

Parsons was transported to Keokuk County Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The driver of the semi did not sustain any injuries.

This accident is still under investigation.

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