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UPDATE: Names released in deadly eastern Iowa crash

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UPDATE:  --- TOLEDO (AP) -- The Iowa State Patrol says two people are dead and another person was injured in a crash that occurred on Highway 30.

Troopers say 62-year-old Dwight Conway of Hot Springs, Arkansas, failed to stop at a stop sign on Wednesday afternoon when his vehicle was struck by a semitrailer on the highway in Tama County.

Both vehicles rolled on their sides and into a ditch. Authorities pronounced Conway and his passenger, Phillip Core of Pleasantville, Iowa, dead at the scene.

The tractor-trailer's driver, 50-year-old Jeff Schniederman, was taken to a hospital for treatment of his injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.


Officials with the Tama County Sheriff's Office confirmed that two men were killed when their pickup truck collided with a semi on Highway 30 in Tama County on Wednesday.

Trooper Graham Palas with Iowa State Patrol said the driver of the pickup truck failed to stop at a posted stop along County Road V18.

The semi traveling east on Highway 30 slammed into the passenger side of the pick up, killing the passenger and driver.

The driver of the semi hauling corn was injured and taken by ambulance to the Covenant Hospital.

Officials are not releasing any names pending family notifications.

The Iowa State Patrol is investigating the crash.



A crash on Highway 30 in Tama County between a semi and a pickup truck caused road closures Wednesday.

The crash happened around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Four miles of Highway 30 was shut down Wednesday afternoon between Highway 21 to County Road E66, according to Tama County Sheriff's Deputy Wes Sebetka. 

The road was set to reopen Wednesday evening.Officials would not confirm Wednesday afternoon how the crash happened. It was unclear if anyone was injured or killed in the crash, as officials would not confirm that information.

Amie Steffeneicher contributed to this report.

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