State Patrol Investigating Fatal Head-On Crash

WARREN COUNTY, Iowa – The Iowa State Patrol is investigating after one person was killed in a morning accident near Indianola.

The head-on collision happened shortly before 9 a.m. Thursday at the intersection of Highway 92 and 70th Avenue about five miles west of Indianola.

The Iowa State Patrol says the driver of a straight truck, Anthony Martinez, 37, was killed when a pickup driven by Frank Manders, 25, crossed the center line on a slight curve and crashed into him.

Manders was taken to Mercy Hospital in Des Moines and is listed in fair condition.

The accident remains under investigation.


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