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Eastern Iowans heading to volunteer have vehicle troubles

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DES MOINES (KWWL) -

A group of Eastern Iowans headed to Joplin, Missouri to deliver donated supplies has hit a couple of snags along the way.

The group had a flat tire on the trailer in Des Moines, but got assistance from a Highway Helper who had it fixed in 10 minutes.

Then, south of Des Moines, the trailer started having problems and they ended up in the median. Everyone was ok, but a couple of tires were flattened the hitch was bent. They tell us they will load everything into a U-Haul and continue on their way.

They will leave the trailer and the van behind, and take the U-Haul and pick-up down to Joplin.

They expect to be in Joplin Wednesday night and will send pictures when they get a chance to share@kwwl.com.

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