Fatal collision at Beaver Creek bridge on Highway 141 Thursday

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A dump truck collided with a pickup truck Thursday shortly after 1 p.m. in the northbound lanes of Iowa Highway 141 at the Beaver Creek bridge north of Grimes. One fatality occurred in the collision. Photo by Jeff Webster, ThePerryNews.com.

A collision involving a dump truck and another vehicle shortly after 1 p.m. on the northbound lanes of Iowa Highway 141 north of Grimes Thursday caused one fatality and led to the closure of the road for several hours.

Tremendous damage was done to the  inside guard rail leading to the Beaver Creek bridge on northbound Iowa Highway 141 during a fatal two-vehicle accident Thursday. Photo by Jeff Webster, ThePerryNews.com.
Tremendous damage was done to the inside guard rail leading to the Beaver Creek bridge on northbound Iowa Highway 141 during a fatal two-vehicle accident Thursday. Photo by Jeff Webster, ThePerryNews.com.

Northbound traffic was re-routed until 4:10 p.m.

The Iowa State Patrol, Dallas County Sheriff, Polk County Sheriff and police agencies from Grimes, Polk City and Johnston were among those responding to the crash.

The accident remains under investigation and authorities have not released the name of the accident victim pending notification of family members. ThePerryNews.com will update this story as information becomes available

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