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Update: Second person dies after crash in Benton County

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BENTON COUNTY (KWWL) -- A second person has died as a result of a crash Saturday night in Benton County.  It happened along Highway 30 at the Atkins turnoff around 5:30 p.m.

The State Patrol says the car lost control, crossed the median, flipped into the ditch and landed in Morgan Creek.  Authorities say 28-year old Andrea Andrews of Cedar Rapids died at the scene.  The only passenger in the car, 26-year old David Wadhams, of Cedar Rapids, was transported to St. Lukes Hospital with injuries where he died Sunday.  The Cedar Rapids Gazette Newspaper reports the two were engaged.

The State Patrol says both were wearing seatbelts.

Online Producer: Mike Verlo

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