Police: 19-Year-Old Killed in Crash on E. 29th Street

DES MOINES, Iowa – One person was killed in a crash in the Douglas Acres neighborhood of Des Moines Thursday morning.

The crash happened at the intersection of E. 29th Street and Madison just before 10:00 a.m. Sgt. Paul Parizek with the Des Moines Police Department says a truck traveling north on E. 29th Street and a car traveling west on E. Madison Ave. collided.

Police say the driver of the car, a 19-year-old male from Des Moines, has died. The driver of the truck suffered minor injuries. The names of those involved in the crash have not been released.

Police expect E. 29th between Madison Ave. and Shawnee Ave. to be closed for a few hours.

Police are investigating what caused the crash.

Drivers are being asked to avoid the area while the crash is investigated.