Iowa teen dies after his car collides with semi

RADCLIFFE, Iowa (AP) — Iowa authorities say a 17-year-old was killed when his car crossed the center line of a highway and collided with a semi.

The accident happened just outside Radcliffe around 6:45 a.m. Saturday.

The Iowa State Patrol says Braden Wicks’ 2004 Chevrolet Impala crossed Highway 175 and collided with the semitrailer truck driven by 62-year-old Floyd Wiley of Zearing.

The teenager from Jewell died at the scene of the crash. Wiley suffered non-life threatening injuries.

The State Patrol says both drivers were wearing seat belts.

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