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Vehicle accident near Marcus claims the life of Cherokee resident

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(KTIV) - A vehicle accident Thursday has claimed the life of a Cherokee, Iowa, woman.

According to a report issued by the Iowa State Patrol the accident happened at 3:45 p.m. at the intersection of Highway 3 and Highway 143 near Marcus.

The accident claimed the life of 26-year-old Alexa Brewster of Cherokee.

Brewster's vehicle was stopped in the southbound lane on Highway 143 at a stop sign when it began attempting a turn eastbound on Highway 3.

The vehicle was struck by a truck traveling westbound on Highway 3.

Brewster's vehicle ended in the north ditch, while the other vehicle ended in the Eastbound lane of Highway 3.

Brewster was taken to a hospital where she was pronounced dead. The driver of the truck was not hurt.

Brett Funke

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