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Motorist dies in accident

By David Hotle | Aug 02, 2017



MT. PLEASANT — A subject reportedly died after a vehicle struck a guardrail Tuesday morning just outside of Mt. Pleasant, the Iowa State Patrol reports. The name of the subject wasn’t included in the report from the Iowa State Patrol.

According to an incident report. a 2011 Chevy Malibu was travelling southbound on Highway 218 at about 11:02 a.m. Tuesday. The vehicle reportedly left the roadway to the left and struck the end of a guardrail. The vehicle then preceded south into the median and tumbled down an embankment onto railroad tracks, landing on its top. The vehicle caught fire. The report said the driver was pulled from the burning vheicle and was transported by LifeFlight to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clincis in Iowa City. The subject was listed as having died.


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