One killed in Saturday collision on 218


LEE COUNTY – A Keokuk resident was killed late Saturday in a collision on Highway 218 in north Lee County.

Authorities have not released the name of the victim pending notification of family.

According to the Iowa State Patrol, the motorist killed was westbound on 200th Street about four miles north of Donnellson and missed the stop sign at the intersection of Hwy. 218.

A semi headed northbound on 218 struck the vehicle broadside. Both vehicles remained engaged and crossed the median coming to rest in the southbound lanes.

Both lanes of traffic were closed until about 1 a.m.

The victim was transported to the Keokuk morgue, the driver of the semi was taken by Lee County EMS to Fort Madison Community Hospital with unknown injuries.

Lee County Sheriff, and Donnellson Fire & Rescue assisted at the scene.

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