Deadly Day

The Iowa State Patrol confirms there were 185 accidents statewide from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. yesterday. 7 people were killed.

In Poweshiek County, The State Patrol says 21-year old Josephina Buffington of Fairfax was killed in a 19 vehicle accident at the 190 mile marker near Brooklyn. A semi truck was unable to stop, hitting a vehicle on the inside median, causing a chain reaction.Some of the injured were taken to Grinnell Regional Medical Center for treatment.

The Story County Sheriff’s Office says one person  died in a crash along an Iowa interstate near Ames yesterday. The crash, which happened along Interstate 35, involved as many as 70 vehicles.

There were several deadly accidents in eastern Iowa. 

Police say two people died in a crash along I-380 near Highway 30 in Cedar Rapids yesterday. 

One person died in a chain-reaction crash in Cedar County yesterday.

Two teenagers died after a car lost control and slid sideways into oncoming traffic in Winneshiek County Monday morning.