One Person Killed in Accident at Hwy 63 near Grinnell, IA

March 13, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

U.S. 63, Grinnell, IA, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Iowa State Patrol
Vehicles Involved
SUV, Pickup Truck
Hwy 63
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

SUV collided with a pickup towing a trailer

What Happened

State Police are investigating a crash that killed a person at Hwy 63 near Grinnell, IA on March 13th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 1:56 p.m. According to investigators, an SUV headed southbound collided with a pickup towing a trailer at the intersection with Hwy 6. The collision caused the truck to veer into an eastbound lane and collided with a semi-truck. The vehicles were pushed from the road into a ditch where the SUV caught fire. The driver of the SUV died at the scene. The driver of the pickup truck was hospitalized with undisclosed injuries. The semi-truck driver is believed to have been uninjured. Additional information was not available.

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