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Man killed in Washington County after driver hits tractor

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WASHINGTON COUNTY (KWWL) -

A man has died after hitting another man driving a tractor in Washington County.

The Iowa State Patrol says 25-year-old Brenton Banks, of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, was driving his car east on Highway 92 shortly before 9:00 p.m. Tuesday night. Officers say Banks entered the westbound lane, hitting the tractor head-on.

Banks was killed in the crash. The driver of the tractor, 63-year-old Homer Smith, of Novelty, Missouri, was injured. He was taken to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City for treatment.

The accident remains under investigation.

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