Three Killed in Chickasaw County Crash

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CHICKASAW COUNTY, Iowa — Three people were killed in an accident in Chickasaw County Tuesday night.

The accident happened at the intersection of Highway 63 and 240th Street, just south of New Hampton, around 6:15 p.m.

The Iowa State Patrol says a car driven by 22-year-old Bertha Smith was traveling westbound on 240th Street and failed to yield to a northbound semi. The car was broadsided and one of the people in the backseat was ejected.

Three passengers were pronounced dead on the scene: 25-year-old Devin Gordon, 24-year-old Latorris Duffie, and 29-year-old Keith Demry. Smith and another passenger were injured and transported to the hospital.

The driver of the semi was not injured.


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