A woman died Thursday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash in central Iowa. West Des Moines police say an SUV was entering the eastbound lane of Interstate 235 around 4:15 when it rear-ended another eastbound car.
A passenger in the car was killed. She’s identified as 75-year-old Anthea Smits, of Las Vegas, Nevada. Both the car’s driver, 82-year-old Peter Smits of Vegas and the SUV’s driver, 30-year-old Michelle Corbin of Des Moines, were taken to area hospitals. No charges are filed.