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Mt. Pleasant Crash Kills 1, Injures 1

Posted: Monday, April 26th, 2010 at 7:15 am

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The Iowa State Patrol is investigating a Henry County crash that claimed the life of one and hospitalized another. According to the accident report, 47 year old Catherine A. White of Mt. Pleasant was killed, while 64 year old Gary L. Albright, also of Mt. Pleasant, was taken to Henry County Health Center. The ISP says a 2001 Dodge Ram was Northbound on Franklin Avenue, just southeast of Mt. Pleasant at about 7:20 Saturday night. They say the truck entered the east ditch, overturned and became submerged in floodwaters caused by heavy rain. Two occupants had to be extracted by non mechanical means. The report says the name of the driver is being withheld pending the investigation.