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Wrong way crash kills man near Mason City

MASON CITY, Iowa (KTTC) – A man is dead after a wrong way crash in Cerro Gordo county Friday night.

It happened about 6:30 p.m. on Highway 112 near Mason City.

80-year-old Richard Westcott was driving a 2005 Dodge Grand Caravan and heading Eastbound in the Westbound lane of Highway 112, while 51-year-old Travis Stohr was heading Westbound in a 1991 Ford F-150.

The two vehicles collided in the left bound lane, near the Mason City Airport.

The latest update from the Iowa State Patrol says Westcott died following the crash and Stohr was air lifted to Rochester.

The Cerro Gordo Sheriff Department, Clear Lake Fire Department and Mason City EMS assisted on scene.

The crash is still under investigation.

 

Beret Leone

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