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Car crash kills 33-year-old woman

13 injured in two-car collision

November 30, 2012

One woman was killed and 13 people injured in a car crash in Marshalltown Thursday afternoon.

The crash occurred when a car and a van collided at the intersection of Highland Acres and West Lincoln Way, said Marshalltown Police Chief Mike Tupper.

The 33-year-old woman was a passenger in a Pontiac Grand Prix that was involved in the collision. The Marshall County Medical Examiners Officer pronounced her dead at the scene of the crash just after 2:30 pm.

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Paramedics transported several people to Marshalltown Medical & Surgical Center Thursday following a two-car collision that took the life of an unidentified 33-year-old woman. Thirteen people were injured in the crash.

Paramedics transported 13 people with injuries to Marshalltown Medical & Surgical Center following the crash for various injuries they suffered when the van toppled onto its side. Some were severely injured, but none had life-threatening injuries, Tupper said.

Information on the identities of the victims, including their ages and hometowns, is pending until police have notified family members.

Tupper said the accidents cause is still under investigation, and he did not know who hit whom, whether passengers were wearing their seatbelts or the exact number of people in each car. He did say no young children were involved.

The Marshalltown Fire Department, City Engineers Office and Medical & Surgical Center Paramedics, Marshall County Sheriffs and Medical Examiners Office, State Center Police and Fire Departments, Albion Fire Department and Department of Motor Vehicle Enforcement assisted the MPD on scene of the crash.



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