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Fatal Accident Near Spencer

fatal ambulanceSpencer, Iowa — A Rossie, Iowa woman was killed an accident on Tuesday (3/12) near Spencer.

The Iowa State Patrol reports that about 9:15 AM, 40-year-old Mindee Wilcox of Rossie, Iowa was northbound on Highway 71, four miles south of Spencer in a 2003 Jeep. Fifty-six-year-old Gary Yeager of Hershey, Nebraska was southbound on 71 in a 2009 Kenworth.

Wilcox lost control on the ice-covered road. Her vehicle slid across the centerline and was struck by the semi.

Wilcox died from injuries sustained in the accident.

Yeager was not injured.

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