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Fatal car accident in Grundy County

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The Grundy County Sheriff says one person was killed and another injured in an accident on Monday morning near Beaman.

43-year-old Steven Craig Humphrey of Oelwein was killed. The other driver, 55-year-old William Joe Thompson of Newton was taken to the Marshalltown hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The accident happened just after 7 a.m. at the intersection of County Road T-29 and D-55. Authorities say Thompson was eastbound on County Road D-55 when he went through a stop sign and hit Humphrey's vehicle. Humphrey was thrown out of the vehicle and died at the scene.

Authorities say the accident is under investigation and charges are pending.

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