POLK COUNTY, Iowa -- One person is dead following an accident on Interstate 80.
The crash happened near the east mix-master around 11:30 p.m. Saturday night. The Iowa State Patrol says 37-year-old Travis Gonzalez of Bondurant, was driving his pickup westbound on the interstate at a high rate of speed. Troopers say near mile marker 139, Gonzales rear ended a Ford Focus.
Investigators say a 24-year-old passenger in the Ford Focus was killed and another passenger, a 22-year-old, was life-flighted to a local hospital. The victim's name have not been released at this time.
Investigators say Gonzalez could face criminal charges.