The Iowa State Patrol is investigating a Benton County accident that left two people dead and three injured. The accident happened about 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the intersection of two county roads south of Garrison.
A car failed to stop at a stop sign and was struck by an S.U.V. The collision killed the driver and a passenger in the car, and injured the driver and two passengers in the S.U.V. Names of the dead have not yet been released. The driver of the S.U.V. was identified as 40-year-old Jennifer Engler of Garrison. The names of the passengers in her vehicle were not released.
Contributed by Roger King, KOEL, Oelwein