UPDATE: Benton Co. crash kills two, 3 others injured - KWWL - Eastern Iowa Breaking News, Weather, Closings

UPDATE: Benton Co. crash kills two, 3 others injured

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BENTON COUNTY (KWWL) - We now know the names of the two people killed in a crash near Garrison on Thursday.

Paul Steven Lauritson of Hudson and Stephanie Ann Dripps of Dysart were in the car police say ran the stop sign at the intersection of 19th Avenue and 63rd Street at around 5:30 p.m. last night.  Both were pronounced dead at the scene.

The car collided with an SUV driven by Jennifer Lynn Engler of Garrison.  Engler and two passengers in her vehicle were injured.  Engler was taken to St. luke's in Cedar Rapids, a female passenger was taken to University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.

The crash was first reported by Onstar.

The accident remains under investigation.

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