- Associated Press - Friday, August 14, 2015

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Police say a man was killed and a woman was injured after their vehicles crashed in Des Moines.

Investigators say 46-year-old Thomas Heckinger of Des Moines and 48-year-old Teresa Sagastume were taken to the hospital after authorities arrived shortly after 9 a.m. Friday.

Heckinger later died, and Sagastume was treated and released. Both drivers were alone in their vehicles.

Investigators from the Des Moines Police Traffic unit were conducting a technical investigation of the crash. Police blocked the intersection of Sixth Avenue and Hickman Road while they investigated the crash.

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