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Fatal traffic accident in Wapello County

WAPELLO COUNTY, Iowa (KWWL) — A fatal traffic accident occurred on Eddyville Road just south of 143rd Street at 6:35 p.m.

A 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 driven by 26-year-old Tylor Collins of Ottumwa was going south Eddyville Road when the vehicle went off the road to the right, hit an embankment and went airborne.

A utility pole was hit and overturned the truck on its left side. The accident is under investigation. The driver was not wearing a seatbelt. Collins did not survive.

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