UPDATE: Crash on Highway 1 north of Solon kills two - KWWL - Eastern Iowa Breaking News, Weather, Closings

UPDATE: Crash on Highway 1 north of Solon kills two


Two people are dead after a crash on Highway 1 just north of Solon in Johnson County.

The Iowa State Patrol said the accident happened just before 9 p.m. Saturday.

Authorities said two vehicles were involved. The driver of one vehicle was headed south, lost control, crossed the center line and broadsided another vehicle.

A total of six people were involved: one in the first vehicle and five in the vehicle that got hit.

One of the drivers, Wilbur Bigler, 68, of West Union, died in the crash.

A passenger in the other vehicle, Cornell College freshman Madison "Addie" Hubert, 18, of Evergreen, Colo., also died in the crash.

Another Cornell student was injured in the accident and is being treated in Iowa City.

"We are deeply saddened at the loss of our student," said Cornell College President Jonathan Brand. "Cornell is a close community and everyone is affected."

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