JASPER COUNTY, Iowa -- A rollover crash killed two people and injured a third person in Jasper County Friday morning.
According to the Iowa State Patrol, 23-year-old Dallis Harrison of Newton lost control of the vehicle at the 9300 block of Highway F48 W. near Colfax around 7 a.m. The vehicle left the roadway and rolled, coming to rest upside down.
Harrison and 16-year-old Isaiah Eilander were ejected from the car and died at the scene. Fifteen-year-old Kylie Eilander was seriously injured and taken to the hospital.
The family of Kylie Eilander released a statement after the crash. It reads:
We would like to thank members of Colfax Fire and EMS, Jasper County and state law enforcement for the care they provided. We also appreciate the concern and prayers from friends and members of the community. Our energies must now be focused on Kylie’s recovery, and we ask for privacy at this time.
The crash is under investigation.