Iowa Patrol: Teenager killed in head-on collision

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EARLY, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa State Patrol says a teenager from Sac County has been killed in a head-on car crash with a recreational vehicle.

The patrol reports the crash occurred Tuesday on Highway 71, south of Early. Authorities say 16-year-old Coral Deal died after driving off the road and then overcorrecting. They say the teen’s Pontiac Vibe crossed the center line and hit a Fleetwood RV driven by a 71-year-old Texas man.

The car was crushed under the RV’s front wheels. The man wasn’t injured.

The patrol is investigating.

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