IOWA CITY, IA - According to WHO 13, officials have released the names of the two men who died in a 16-car collision on I-80 Sunday.
The crash began when a semi-truck jackknifed and blocked the westbound lanes of traffic around 5:30 a.m.
A 57-year-old man, died after he slammed into the trailer part of the semi-truck.
A 37-year-old man was a passenger in the semi-truck and died after he exited the vehicle. It is unclear what caused his death.
The other injuries sustained in the pileup were minor.
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