CHILD KILLED: Warren County Crash

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A crash Tuesday in Warren County killed a two-year-old from Lacona.

It happened just south of Indianola around 2:00 p.m.

The Iowa State Patrol says 31-year-old Jennifer Saffell was driving east on Highway 65 when she crossed the center line and hit a semi truck.

Her son, Jacob, was pronounced dead at the scene. Jennifer was airlifted to a Des Moines hospital but was released Tuesday.

Troopers say both the mother and her son were wearing seatbelts.

The semi driver was not injured.

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