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UPDATE: One person killed in accident near Palisades Kepler State Park

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LINN COUNTY (KWWL) -

UPDATE 2:10 a.m.: One person was killed while trying to walk across Highway 30 near Palisades Kepler State Park. According to the Linn County Sheriff's Office, a woman was hit by a semi. Her name is not being released at this time. The driver of the semi, 28-year-old Michael Obrien of Belle Plaine, was not hurt. The accident remains under investigation.

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UPDATE: Highway 30 is now back open after an accident.

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The Linn County Sheriff's Office is currently on the scene of an accident at Highway 30 eastbound and the entrance to Palisades Park.

The incident is causing deputies to close traffic from Highway 30 eastbound to Cedar River Road until further notice, according to the sheriff's office.

This story will be updated when more details become available.

Michelle Corless and Jordan Mickle contributed to this report.

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