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One dies in crash while trying to avoid a deer

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LOUISA COUNTY (KWWL) -

One person dies in a crash while trying to avoid a deer in the roadway, according to the Iowa State Patrol.

It happened Saturday, in Louisa County.

The Iowa State Patrol says the driver swerved to avoid a deer when he lost control of the vehicle and slid sideways off the roadway into a ditch. The car overturned coming to a rest on its top. 

They say two people were in the car at the time of the accident.

Alexandria Edwards, 24 years old, died on the scene. Ruger Dean, 24 years old, was airlifted to University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. His condition is unknown.

The accident is under investigation.

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