One person killed, another airlifted in Burlington car accident


BURLINGTON, Iowa (KWQC) — One person has died, and another is in the hospital after a car accident in Burlington, Iowa.

Des Moines County Sheriffs were called to the area of Summer St. and Old Highway 61 just before 10:00 p.m. Wednesday night. When deputies arrived, they found two cars that had been involved in an accident.

One of the drivers was airlifted from the scene by MedForce, and taken to a hospital in Iowa City. The other was pronounced dead on the scene.

Iowa State Patrol is handling an investigation into the accident. The name of the deceased driver is being withheld, pending notification of family.


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