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Decorah couple killed in Cresco crash

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Authorities say a Decorah couple died after a highway crash east of Cresco.

The accident occurred around 11 a.m. Saturday at the intersection of Iowa Highways 9 and 139, about a mile east of Cresco.

The Iowa State Patrol says a car driven by 88-year-old Donald Olsen had stopped at the intersection.

The patrol says that when Olsen drove into the intersection, his car was struck by a southbound pickup driven by 75-year-old Gerald Ollendieck of Ridgeway.

Olsen and his wife, 82-year-old Wilma Olsen, were pronounced dead after arriving at hospital.

Ollendieck also was hospitalized for treatment.

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