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(Update) 1 dead following Monday morning crash near Avoca


January 28th, 2019 by Ric Hanson

In an update to our earlier reports, authorities says at least one person died this (Monday) morning, when a semi rear-ended a car Interstate 80, between Avoca and Walnut. The Iowa State Patrol say a woman in the backseat of the car was killed. Troopers did not say whether anyone else was injured. The crash was initially reported around 7:45 a.m. in the eastbound lanes. The Iowa State Patrol confirmed the roads were getting icy in that area at the time. No other information has been released at this time. (10:20-a.m.)