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Kossuth County Crash Kills Two Men

Tue 4-19-2016 IA"], ["HWY. 18 & 140th Ave. Kossuth Co.

(Algona)-- Two people were killed in a single vehicle crash Monday at the intersection of Highway 18 and 140th Avenue in Kossuth county.    

The Iowa State Patrol says 63-year-old Harry Fraker of Algona was driving a 1999 Chevrolet Silverado westbound. Troopers say the vehicle crossed the center line and went into the south ditch. It went up an embankment and became airborne over the county road. It then struck a utility pole, landing on its top.    

Fraker and a passenger, 65-year-old David Ludwig of Algona, were both pronounced dead.    

The crash took place shortly before 2:00 p.m.    

The Iowa State Patrol was assisted by the Kossuth County Sheriff’s Office.