DEADLY ACCIDENTS: Three Die In Weekend Crashes
The number of people killed on Iowa roadways has increased.
The message boards run by the Iowa Department of Transportation now says 238 people have died this year on state roads.
Two accidents on Sunday added to the total.
The first occurred in Pottawattamie County just after 2 p.m. north of Council Bluffs.
The state patrol says 33-year-old Miki Bailey swerved to avoid hitting a vehicle that slowed down.
She rolled her vehicle, became trapped and died at the hospital.
The second accident happened at 7 p.m. in Fayette County. The state patrol say two pick-up trucks crashed just outside of Oelwein.
Both drivers, 18-year-old Dakota Rhode and 28-year-old Shawn Brehme died.
A 7 and 9-year-old in Brehme’s vehicle were also airlifted to the hospital with injuries.