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10/27/2014 7:15 PM
By Associated Press

Teen killed in car collision in eastern Iowa

CALAMUS, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say an 18-year-old has been killed after his vehicle collided with a semitrailer in eastern Iowa.

The Clinton County Sheriff's Office says the crash happened Monday afternoon on Highway 30 near Calamus. A car traveling east on the highway collided with the semitrailer, which was traveling west.

The driver of the semitrailer told authorities the smaller car crossed the center line before the crash. The driver of the smaller vehicle, Connor A. Robinson, of Oceanside, California, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the semitrailer, 57-year-old Anthony M. Zappa, of Forest Lake, Minnesota, was not hurt.

The crash remains under investigation.

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