- Associated Press - Friday, December 25, 2015

NEWELL, Iowa (AP) - Authorities have released the names of two people who were killed and one of the two people who were injured in a northwest Iowa highway collision.

The accident occurred around 1:10 p.m. Wednesday on Iowa Highway 7 west of Newell.

Authorities say two adults in the same vehicle were found dead at the scene. The Buena Vista County Sheriff’s Office identified them as 19-year-old Juan Yobani Lopez Hurtado and 46-year-old Maria Leticia Hurtado Gaitan, both of Fonda.

The Sheriff’s Office says 27-year-old Alex Spielman and a 7-year-old child were in the other vehicle. They were taken to a Storm Lake hospital.

Authorities have not released details about the collision.


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