A Carter Lake man died Monday after a two-car crash on Interstate 80 in western Iowa’s Pottawattamie County. According to Council Bluffs Police, 53-year-old Adam Burk died following the crash that happened at around 5:30 P.M.
Authorities say Burk was driving a 1998 Chevrolet Malibu in the left lane of I-80 westbound, when his car was hit from behind by a 2004 Pontiac GTO being driven by 19-year-old Christopher G. Kopelciw. The impact pushed Burk’s car into the guardrail.
Burk died at Mercy Hospital in Council Bluffs shortly after the crash. The driver and two other people in GTO were treated at Mercy Hospital, and released. The accident happened near the southbound I-29 split. The crash shut down traffic on westbound I-80 until about 10 p.m. Monday while Council Bluffs police investigated the scene. The cause of the crash had not been determined.
Story contributed by Ric Hanson, KJAN, Atlantic