Patrol says driver dies after I-80 wrong-way crash

DESOTO, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa State Patrol says a man has died from injured he received in a crash on Interstate 80 in central Iowa caused by a wrong-way driver.

KCCI-TV reports ( ) Wednesday that 20-year-old Jessie Leeper, of Adair, died early Wednesday.

Leeper was injured June 9 in a head-on collision near DeSoto with a vehicle driven by 24-year-old Megan Wakeham, of West Des Moines. After the crash, a vehicle driven by 49-year-old Lori Wallace, of Greenfield, rear-ended Leeper’s car.

Wakeham died in the collision.

The state patrol says the crash remains under investigation.


Information from: KCCI-TV,

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