Sunday, June 18, 2017

One Killed, One Lifeflighted in Head On Collision

One person was killed and another lifeflighted in a head-on collision in Taylor County Monday, June 12th at around 6:50 in the evening. The Iowa State Highway Patrol reports that a 2010 Ford Pickup driven by Zachary Edward Marxen (19) of Lenox was northbound on Yellowstone Avenue one mile north of J13, and a 2016 Challenger UTV driven by Braxston Bradley (10) of Prescott (IA) was southbound. They met and collided over the crest of a hill.

Killed in the wreck was Denise Cynthia Smith (60) of Lenox. Injured in the wreck was Braxston Bradley; he was transported via Ambulance to Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. Also injured was Justyce Bradley (9) of Prescott (IA); she was life-flighted to Blank Children’s Hospital in Des Moines. None were wearing safety devices at the time of the accident.

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