One Dead, One Injured in ATV/Pickup Crash
One person has died in a two vehicle accident involving an ATV.
It happened at about 5:45pm Sunday (Aug. 13) in Benton County, at the intersection of 70th Street and 13th Avenue, near Belle Plaine.
According to the Iowa State Patrol, an All Terrain Vehicle was headed east on 70th Street, and did not stop at the intersection, colliding with a pickup driven by Duane Koopman of Newhall.
The ATV then came to rest on it's top.
There were two riders on the ATV; one was taken to University Hospitals in Iowa City, the other was pronounced dead.
Both names are being withheld until the relatives can be notified.
The accident is still under investigation. The Iowa State Patrol was assisted at the scene by the Benton County Sheriff's Office, Belle Plaine Police Department, and Belle Plaine Fire and EMS.
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