OSKALOOSA WOMAN DIES IN THREE VEHICLE CRASH

Oskaloosa woman dies in three vehicle crash

A woman from Oskaloosa was killed in a three vehicle crash Tuesday morning (11/19) in Poweshiek County. The Iowa State Patrol says it happened at 9:10am in the 4700 block of Highway 21.  59-year-old Matthew Morgan of West Des Moines was driving northbound, when he crossed the center line.  A truck driven by 69-year-old Richard Mortensen of Grinnell swerved to avoid a collision, but Morgan’s car hit Mortensen’s truck and came to rest in the east shoulder.  Mortensen’s truck spun sideways across both lanes of the highway and hit an SUV driven by 55-year-old Teresa Vanzee of Oskaloosa.  Vanzee died from the crash, while Morgan and Mortensen were taken to area hospitals with injuries.  The accident is under investigation.

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