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Toledo man dies in head-on collision


TAMA COUNTY (KWWL) --  A Toledo man has died after a crash in Tama County Monday afternoon.

The Iowa State Patrol reports 47-year-old Laine Dennison was traveling west on Highway 30 when his truck crossed the center line, and struck 26-year-old Joseph Starits' van, head-on. It happened a half a mile east of V18 around 2 p.m.

Officials say Joseph Starits died from his injuries. Two of his passengers, Elizabeth and Tristan Starits, were taken to a Marshalltown hospital.

Dennison, who is from North Liberty, was also taken to a Marshalltown Hospital.

The accident is under investigation. Officials say charges are pending against Dennison.


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