Iowa Car Accidents: Fatal Crash Near Alden
One person was killed and another injured in an Iowa car accident Tuesday morning.
The deceased was identified as 17 year-old Victoria Westfall. She was airlifted to Mercy Medical Center North Iowa in Mason City where she was pronounced dead.
The injured victim, 57 year-old Marlo White, was transported by ambulance to Ellsworth Municipal Hospital in Iowa Falls. She is listed in fair condition.
According to officials with the Iowa State Patrol, the accident occurred shortly after 7:30 a.m. at the intersection of Hardin Street and C Avenue about five miles northwest of Alden. Police say Westfall was driving a Pontiac Grand Prix eastbound on Hardin Street while White was traveling southbound on C Avenue in a Silverado pickup truck. Both vehicles entered the uncontrolled intersection and collided.
The accident remains under investigation by the Iowa State Patrol.