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UPDATE: One killed, two injured in Washburn crash

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UPDATE: Two were injured and one person was killed in a head-on car crash Saturday night.

It happened around 8:30 p.m. in the 6000 block of La Porte Rd near Washburn.

Two vehicles were involved. The drivers – Joshua Dunt, 29, of Raymond and Warren Van Wie, 20, of Cedar Falls – had to be cut out of their vehicles by rescuers. Van Wie was pronounced dead at an area hospital. His passenger, 18-year-old Leah McGrane, is expected to survive.

KWWL's crew on the scene reports the vehicles came to rest on either side of the road. Ambulances from multiple cities responded. An Air-Care helicopter was called, but was not used.

The road was closed to traffic.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

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ORIGINAL STORY: At least three people have been injured in a head-on car crash.

It happened around 9 p.m. on La Porte Rd near Washburn. Two vehicles were involved. Initial reports are that two people need be extracted from vehicles. All three were taken to area hospitals. The extent of their injuries isn't initially clear.

An Air-Care helicopter was called, but was not used.

The road was closed to traffic.

Stay with KWWL for more details on this developing story.

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