A northwest Iowa teenager was killed Monday night when authorities say she drove her car in the wrong direction on Interstate 29. The crash happened around 10:30 Monday night just south of Salix in Woodbury County.
The Iowa State Patrol reports a car, heading south in the northbound lanes, collided head-on with a pickup. The driver of the car, 17-year-old Mary Katherine Hughes of Salix, died in the crash.
The driver of the pickup, 23-year-old Ryan Marx of Sioux City, was treated and released from a local hospital.