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Crash kills Jefferson teenager


A fiery crash in central Iowa has killed a teenager from Jefferson.

It happened around 11:30 a.m. Sunday in Webster Co. at the intersection of Highway 175 and County Highway P29.

Troopers say 17-year-old Michael Schmit was thrown from his car after he ran a stop sign and crashed into a car driven by 20-year-old Khristian Powell of Panora.

Powell's car rolled over and caught fire.

He and a passenger were able to get out safely.

Schmit died at the scene.

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