Pregnant Woman and Stepson Killed in Crash Near Osceola

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OSCEOLA, Iowa  —  The Iowa State Patrol says a pregnant woman and her stepson were killed in a two vehicle accident near Osceola on Friday evening.

According to a crash report, 22-year-old Bethannie Kennedy of Osceola was southbound on Highway 69 around 6:00 pm when she lost control and was hit by a northbound truck.  Kennedy and her two-year old stepson, Michael Dohrn Jr., were both killed.  Kennedy was not wearing a seatbelt; Dorhn was.  The driver of the truck was not injured.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.