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Woman Killed in Crash on Highway 30 in Ames


STORY COUNTY, Iowa  —  An 83-year-old woman is dead following a crash on Highway 30 in Ames on Wednesday night.

According to an Iowa State Patrol crash report, Nancy Dean of Boone slowed to a ‘near stop’ in the westbound lanes of Highway 30 near the 145 mile marker around 7:30 pm on Wednesday.  Another driver was unable to avoid Dean’s Chevy Equinox and slammed into the rear of it.

Dean was taken from the scene to a nearby hospital where she was pronounced dead.  The other driver suffered minor injuries.  The crash remains under investigation.

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