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Garnavillo Man Killed in Fiery Crash
GARNAVILLO , Iowa - A Clayton County man is dead following a fiery crash just before midnight Thursday.
The Iowa State Patrol says 21-year-old Lee Smith of Garnavillo pulled in front of a semi truck on Highway 52 south of Guttenberg.
Troopers say the semi driver, 62 year old Craig Jones of West Liberty tried to swerve left, but hit Smith's pickup, which then caught fire. They say Smith was not wearing a seat belt. Jones was also injured in the crash, but was wearing his seat belt