Richland crash claims life

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A two-vehicle crash has left a Heartland man dead.

Wayne Parsons, 93, of Richland, Iowa, was killed on Monday afternoon when the vehicle he was driving was struck by a tractor-trailer.

The crash happened just after 3 p.m. at the intersection of Highway 78 and 315th Avenue near the Keokuk County town of Richland.

According to the Iowa State Patrol, Parsons was driving a Mercury Milan when he failed to yield at stop sign.

He was then struck by a Freightliner tractor.

The driver of the tractor-trailer isn't identified in the crash report. The report does say the tractor was registered to SJM Trucking in Brighton.

The accident remains under investigation by the ISP.

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