One Adult Dead, Five Juveniles Injured in Benton County Crash

One adult is dead and five juveniles are injured following an accident in Benton County on Wednesday morning.

It happened a half mile north of Highway 30 on V-44 just after 7:30 am. The Iowa State Patrol says a northbound caravan dropped off the shoulder multiple times, overcorrected and then crossed into the path of a bus. The caravan was hit on the driver’s side.

The driver of the caravan died in the crash. Five juveniles on the bus suffered minor injuries. Their names are not being released.

The accident remains under investigation.

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