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Three People Killed in Fayette County Collision

Three people were killed in a head-on collision with a semi in Fayette County on Friday.

It happened north of West Union around 2:30 pm on Highway 150 south of Nature Road. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office says a northbound car crossed the centerline and struck an oncoming southbound semi head-on.

Authorities say the driver of the car, 65-year old Terri Westfall of North Liberty, and her two passengers, 18-year old Ashleigh Rensing of North Liberty and 9-year old Alli Olson of Amana, died in the crash. Another passenger, 15-year old Seth Olson of Amana, was injured and transported to Gunderson Hospital.

The semi driver, 37-year old Lamothe Guito of Orlando, Florida, was not hurt.

The accident remains under investigation.

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