Benton County Officials Investigating Fatal Crash

BENTON COUNTY, Iowa - One person has died following a single-vehicle accident in Benton County Tuesday night.

The crash happened at about 5:30 p.m. along Highway 30, about 4 miles north of Norway. According to the Benton County Sheriff's Office, a car traveling westbound left the highway, striking a field drive and coming to rest in a farm field.

The adult male driver was transported to Mercy Hospital in Cedar Rapids where he was pronounced dead. His name is not being released at this time.

The accident remains under investigation.
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