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3 killed in 2-vehicle Decatur County crash

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LEON (AP) - Three people have been killed in a collision between a car and pickup in southern Iowa.

The crash occurred around 5 p.m. Wednesday in northern Decatur County, the Des Moines Register says.

The Iowa State Patrol says Sherissa Goodman, 35, of Leon was driving east toward Garden Grove when she lost control of her vehicle and swerved into the path of the westbound pickup.

The patrol says Goodman died in the crash, as did her two passengers. They were identified as Charles Downard, 31, of Van Wert, and Shayla Matte, 3, of Leon.

The pickup driver was taken to Decatur County Hospital in Leon. He was identified as Jeremiah Boswell, 21, of Lamoni.

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