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15-year-old male dies in moped-vs.-car collision

A teenage moped driver died Wednesday as the result of injuries sustained in a crash near Sheldon, Iowa.

The Iowa State Patrol reported that about 12:30 p.m., a 15-year-old boy was driving a 2018 Honda moped westbound on 280th Street, or B14, four miles north of Sheldon. A 2016 Hyundai operated by Bonnie Allison, 71, of Spencer, was southbound on Iowa 60. The report says that the boy proceeded into the intersection and struck the car.

The boy was transported to Sanford Sheldon Hospital, where he later died. Allison was not injured.

The Sheldon Fire Department and Sheldon Emergency Management Agency assisted at the scene. The accident remains under investigation.

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