I-80 now open near Avoca


January 13th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

The Iowa Department of Transportation reports Interstate 80 near Avoca is now open, following a crash between a vehicle and a semi. A woman in her 20’s reportedly died at the scene of the crash, which happened when her westbound vehicle crossed the median and hit an eastbound semi head-on. The woman’s name, and other details about the crash have not yet been released. The accident had closed I-80 eastbound completely, and blocked one land of I-80 westbound, at the Avoca exit. More details about the crash when it becomes available.