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UPDATE: One killed in Tuesday morning crash between truck and semi north of Hudson

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UPDATE 3:30 P.M.: Hudson Police have confirmed that one person was killed in the Tuesday morning crash between a truck and a semi.

Police Chief Danny Banks says that the driver of the truck that caught fire as a result of the crash was killed and the driver of the semi had minor injuries.


UPDATE 1:49 P.M. -- According to updated road conditions from the Iowa DOT, the stretch of Highway 58 where two vehicles collided is now reopened.

Both the northbound and southbound lanes have been reopened after Tuesday morning's accident.

No further details about the accident have been released by any of the responding agencies.


HUDSON, Iowa (KWWL) -- Cedar Falls and Hudson emergency crews responded to South Hudson Road north of Hudson on Tuesday morning to an accident after a truck and semi collided head-on.

A witness told KWWL that one of the vehicles was on fire and engulfed in flames at one point. A KWWL crew saw smoke when they arrived on scene.

A homeowner in Hudson also told KWWL that they heard a loud noise that sounded like an explosion around 9 a.m.

Cedar Falls Police confirm that Hudson Road is blocked off and is expected to be closed for several hours. State Patrol and the Department of Transportation have been called in.

Traffic is currently being diverted and drivers should avoid the area.

Authorities have not confirmed any injuries or fatalities from the accident.