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One Killed in Crash in Rural Poweshiek County

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MALCOM, Iowa  —  A driver was killed late Thursday night in Poweshiek County after being rear-ended, according to the Iowa State Patrol.

20-year old Riley Ely was southbound on 120th Street just before 11:00pm Thursday when he was rear-ended by a truck driven by 20-year-old Kyle Sadler.  Ely’s Ford Mustang left the road, rolled and caught fire.  Ely was ejected from his vehicle.  He was not wearing a seatbelt.  He died as a result of his injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.  No charges have been filed.