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Wrong-way crash results in fatality

December 22, 2019

Highway 30, Marshalltown, IA - Marshall county 911 received multiple reports of a vehicle traveling the wrong way in the westbound lanes of U.S. Highway 30 several miles west of Marshalltown, which resulted in a fatal collision. 

The crash originated as wrong way driver reported Saturday evening at approximately 8:00 P.M. traveling eastbound in the westbound lanes of Highway 30 resulting in a two-vehicle collision in the 181 mile of Hwy 30 (approximately 2 miles east of the Hwy 330 intersection) near the crest of a hill. The driver of the westbound vehicle was transported to Unity Point Hospital with non-life threatening injuries and the driver of the other vehicle, Kim Pfantz, age 58, State Center, Iowa and her pet dog were declared deceased on scene.

Marshalltown Police, Haverhill, Laurel, State Center & Marshalltown Fire Departments/EMS, Unity Point Ambulance and the Marshall County Medical Examiner responded as well to this unfortunate incident.

The Iowa State Patrol was requested to conduct the technical accident investigation. ISP Post 1 Headquarters in Des Moines may be contacted for additional information.

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The Marshall County, Iowa Sheriff's Office is led by Sheriff Steve Hoffman and is committed to keeping
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Marshall County Sheriff's Office
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This webpage was printed on August 1, 2021. For the most current information, visit the Marshall County, Iowa, Sheriff website at marshallcountysheriff.com.
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