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News: Troopers investigate deadly wreck on IA 44 in Guthrie County

GUTHRIE COUNTY, IA - One person is dead and another is in the hospital following a two-vehicle crash on IA 44 near Koala Ave on Friday, according to the Iowa State Patrol.

A 60-year-old woman was driving a 2011 Ford Focus west on IA 44 when she strayed into oncoming traffic and crashed head-on with a 2023 Chevy Malibu driven by a 54-year-old man around 9:51 p.m.

Rescue crews pronounced the woman dead at the scene and transported the man to an area hospital with serious injuries.

The Iowa State Patrol is investigating the incident

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