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One Killed in Jasper County Crash

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JASPER COUNTY, Iowa — One person is dead and two others are injured after a crash in Jasper County Thursday afternoon.

It happened along Highway F-48 just east of Colfax around 4:00.

The Iowa State Patrol says 32-year-old Mandy Matlock of Prairie City was driving eastbound when she crossed the center line and struck an oncoming car. The other driver, 83-year-old Joanne Hunter of Newton, died at the scene.

Matlock and Hunter’s passenger were taken to the hospital.

The crash remains under investigation.

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