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Victim Identified in Fatal Friday Crash in Polk County

POLK COUNTY, Iowa  —  An 82-year-old man was killed in a crash on Friday in northeast Polk County that injured three others

It happened around 8:00 pm on Friday evening at the intersection of NE 88th Street and NE Hubbell Avenue.  The Polk County Sheriff’s Office says 25-year-old
Ivan Huerta was northbound on Hubbell when 82-year-old Gerald Wilson attempted to cross on NE 88th Street.  The two collided in the intersection.

Wilson was taken from the scene by ambulance but died from his injuries at a Des Moines hospital.  Huerta and two passengers in Wilson’s car, 81-year-old Carol Wilson and 93-year-old Gean Priagel, were also injured.  There is no update on their conditions.

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