Two people were killed in southwest Iowa Saturday when a go-cart and a semi collided northwest of Clarinda.
According to the Iowa State Patrol, the accident happened Saturday afternoon as the go cart, which had pulled out of a residential drive, was attempting to turn around on Q Avenue, near 200th Street. When the go cart was struck by a 1994 Freightliner semi which was northbound on Q Avenue, both occupants were killed.
The victims, both females, were 29 and 16-years of age. Their names are being withheld, pending notification of relatives. The victims’ bodies were taken to the State Medical Examiner’s Lab in Ankeny.
The unidentified driver of the semi was not hurt. The accident happened at around 2:50 p.m. Saturday.
Contributed by Ric Hanson, KJAN, Atlantic