Ambulance-Back-DoorA central Iowa woman is dead after a two-vehicle accident on Interstate 35 near Clear Lake Thursday afternoon.

The Iowa State Patrol says a semi hit the back of a pickup that had broken down and stalled in the traveled portion of the road in the southbound lanes between exits 193 and 194, the two Clear Lake exits, at about 12:45 P.M.

The passenger in the pickup, 67-year-old Joleen McCrary of Traer, died as a result of the accident, while the driver, 67-year-old Mark McCrary, was injured and was transported to Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa in Mason City for treatment. The semi driver, 54-year-old Edward Travis of Paducah Kentucky, was also injured and was also transported to Mercy-North Iowa.

(Reporting by Bob Fisher, KRIB, Mason City)