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Double Fatality Crash on Interstate 35

Post Date:10/15/2017 10:15 AM

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Double Fatality Crash on Interstate 35

West Des Moines Police responded to a motor vehicle crash on Interstate 35 in the 1600 block at 1:59 AM on Sunday, October 15, 2017.  Preliminary investigation shows that a vehicle was driving south on Interstate 35 in the northbound lanes and collided with another vehicle.  The drivers of both vehicles were killed in the crash.  A passenger in the northbound vehicle suffered serious injuries and was transported to a local hospital.  The crash caused the closure of Interstate 35, but all lanes are now open.  The investigation is ongoing and the names of the people involved in the crash will not be released until all notifications are made.

West Des Moines Police were assisted at the scene by members of the Urbandale Police, Des Moines Police Ident team, Norwalk Police, Clive Police, and the Iowa State Patrol.   

 

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