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Two Killed in Fatal Crash in Far Northeast Iowa

A fatal crash in far northeast Iowa has killed two people.

At around 11:22 a.m. on Sunday, the Crawford County, Wisc., Sheriff’s Office was sent to a report of a crash along the U.S. Highway 18 bridge involving two vehicles. The bridge connects Marquette and Prairie du Chien, Wisc.

Officials said that the drivers of the vehicles involved were killed in the crash.

The bridge was closed during the cleanup and investigation, but reopened to traffic after a little over four hours. The nearest bridges over the Mississippi River are 27 miles away in Lansing, or 60 miles away in Dubuque.

Additional details about the crash was expected to be released later today.

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