Two killed in Marshall County van/semi accident

(LE GRAND-KWWL)   An Iowa husband and wife died Thursday afternoon in a Marshall County traffic accident involving a van and a semi.

79-year old Delbert Eakins and his 77-year old wife, Geneva, of Le Grand, died in the accident on Highway 30 eastbound at the north edge of Le Grand.

The Iowa State Patrol says the Eakins’ were on Le Grand’s East Main Street northbound when they pulled across the eastbound lanes of Highway 30 and into the path of a semi, driven by 50-year old Michael See of Swisher.

Mr. See suffered minor injuries and was treated and released from the Marshalltown Hospital.

The Iowa State Patrol says the accident remains under investigation.

Ron Steele

Ron Steele

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