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UPDATE: Woman dies after accident near Reinbeck

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UPDATE: One woman has died from her injuries after a Saturday evening car accident in Grundy County. It happened at the intersection of Highway 175 and Grundy County road T-55. 

69 year old Sandra Heerkes of Dike died Sunday at Covenant Medical Center in Waterloo. She was the passenger in a car that was rear ended as it tried to turn into a rural driveway. The driver of her car, 73 year old Vernon Heerkes, was airlifted to Iowa City. His condition is unknown.

The driver of the other car, 62 year old Rhonda Palmer of Reinbeck, was taken to Grundy County Memorial Hospital and later transferred to Iowa City. Her condition is unknown.

The Grundy County Sheriff's Office and Iowa State Patrol are investigating the accident.

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