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Missouri man killed in crash near Mt. Pleasant

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A Missouri man was killed in a crash on Highway 218 near Mt. Pleasant just before 4 p.m. Monday.

The Iowa State Patrol says 57-year-old David Harris of Canton, Missouri was headed south on Highway 218, near 185th Street, when he lost control of his car on the snowy roadway. Troopers say his car went through the median and crashed into two northbound vehicles.

Harris was killed. The driver of one of the other vehicles, 36-year-old Karla Schecker of Olds, was injured. She was taken to University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.

A northbound semi went into the median to avoid the accident and crashed into a sign.

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