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UPDATE: Names released in Fatal Crash outside New Hampton, Iowa

UPDATE 9:00 p.m. September, 16 -- Iowa State Patrol have now released the names of the man who died in a crash Wednesday afternoon.

68 year old Thomas Kolodziej of Nashua, Iowa was driving the Hyundai Accent that was hit by a semi trailer. He died on the scene. The semi driver, Jason Woodring, was not injured


OUTSIDE NEW HAMPTON, Iowa (KTTC) -- Iowa State Patrol responded to a call earlier Wednesday afternoon around 2:45 on Highway 63 and Highway 18 at the Fredericksburg Exit.

Police say a Hyundai Accent was merging on to Highway 18 but failed to yield when it was hit broadside by a semi truck traveling east on Highway 18.

One person has dead.

No other details have been released.

The crash is under investigation.

Zach Fuller

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