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Fatal hit and run in Jasper Co.

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BAXTER (KWWL) - One person is dead following a fatal hit and run crash.  The Iowa State Patrol says it happened around 5:15 p.m. Saturday about 5 miles west of Baxter on Jasper Co. Rd. F-17.  Troopers say 62 year old Barbara Purtilo died in the crash when one car hit another, then pushed it into oncoming traffic.  Troopers say charges are pending against one of the drivers for leaving the scene.

Online Anchor/Reporter:  Bob Waters

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