One Person Killed in Crash on I-80 Near Altoona
DES MOINES, Iowa -- A passenger was killed this morning on Interstate 80 near Altoona after the vehicle they were riding in hit a median and then was hit by a semi. It happened around 8:35am near the 139 mile marker, just east of the east mixmaster. The Iowa State Patrol says a driver lost control, hit a concrete median then bounced back onto the interstate where it was hit by an oncoming semi. A passenger in that vehicle was killed. The driver was taken to a local hospital. No names are being released.