Woman and Dog Killed, 1 Injured in Central Iowa Crash

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MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a central Iowa woman and her dog were killed while driving the wrong way down a state highway on Saturday.

Kim Pfantz, 58, of State Center, was driving with her dog eastbound in the westbound lanes of Highway 30 in Marshalltown around 8 p.m., according to the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office.

Pfantz collided with another vehicle. She and her dog were both pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the other vehicle was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and has since been released, according to the Iowa State Patrol.

Both people involved were wearing seat belts.

The crash is under investigation.

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