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Grundy County Crash Kills One, Injures Two

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    April 3, 2014 | 12:25 pm
    REINBECK, Iowa - One person has died of injuries from a car accident just north of Reinbeck in Grundy County. The accident happened on County Rd. T-55 shortly after 5 p.m. Saturday. Police say a truck rear-ended a car that was pulling into a driveway.

    Sandra Heerkes, 69, was a passenger in the car. Heerkes was taken to a hospital in Grundy Center, where she later died of injuries. Vernon Heerkes, 73, and Rhonda Palmer, 62, were driving the two vehicles. They were both transported to area hospitals.