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Unhooked trailer kills driver

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BIRCH (KWWL) - An Arizona man is dead after a trailer came unhooked and crashed into oncoming traffic in Hancock County.  The Iowa State Patrol says it happened on U.S. 18 near Birch around 3:45 p.m. Saturday.  They say a small single axle trailer came unhooked from a pickup truck headed westbound, crossed the center line and hit a Ford Escape head-on.  36 year old Daniel Stites of Fort Mohave, Arizona died in the crash.  No-one else was hurt.  The crash remains under investigation.

Online Reporter:  Bob Waters

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