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Iowa man killed in accident near Hartley

HARTLEY, Iowa (KTIV) -- Authorities are investigating an accident that resulted in the death of a 67-year-old man from Underwood, Iowa.

The O'Brien County Sheriff's Office says on Aug. 11 at 11:10 p.m. they received a report of a vehicle driving through road closed signs while traveling eastbound on Highway 18.

The sheriff's office says the vehicle crashed into bridge construction on the road and started on fire. The crash occurred about one mile west of Hartley, Iowa.

The driver of the vehicle Robert Elwood Crotsley was pronounced dead at the scene by the O’Brien County Medical Examiner.

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