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Two Injured in Van Vuren Co Crash

A head on crash Tuesday afternoon in Van Buren Co sent two people to the hospital including one being airlifted to University Hospitals in Iowa City. According to the accident reports the crash happened just before 4 p.m. outside of Bonaparte. According to the Iowa State Patrol a van driven Andrea Jo Buechel, 38, of Farmington, Iowa, was eastbound on 180th Street when it collided head-on with another van heading west. The westbound van was being driven by Nicholas E. Bowermaster, 61, of Keosauqua, Iowa. Buechel was airlifted to University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City. Bowermaster was taken by ambulance to Van Buren County Hospital in Keosauqua. Both Buechel and Bowermaster were wearing seat belts at the time of the crash. The crash remains under investigation.

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