Woman Killed In Semi Crash In Cass County, IA

By: WOWT 6 News Email
By: WOWT 6 News Email

An Iowa woman was killed in an interstate crash in Cass County, Iowa Sunday afternoon.

Just before 3 p.m., a Pontiac Grand Am was going west on Interstate 80 near Atlantic, Iowa when it entered a construction zone. A semi-truck was stopped in the left lane as traffic was merging left, and the Pontiac slammed into the trailer of that truck.

The driver of the Pontiac, 26-year-old Christina Franz from Bondurant, Iowa, died at the scene. A passenger in that vehicle, 24-year-old Trevor Franz, was taken to the hospital in Atlantic by medical helicopter.

The semi-driver, 36-year-old Jody Baker, was uninjured.

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