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Icy crash sends one to hospital

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An Indianola woman was transported to Mercy Hospital in Des Moines following a crash on County Road R-63 Friday morning.

According to an accident report from the Iowa State Patrol, a Toyota pickup was heading southbound on R-63 and a Chevrolet van was northbound on the same road at about 7:43 a.m. Friday.

According to the report, both vehicles hit an icy patch and began to lose control. The driver of the Toyota was trying to regain control of her vehicle but crossed the center line and struck the van.

The van was driven by Stephanie Knupp, 40 of Indianola and the driver of the pickup was a minor.

Knupp was transported to Mercy Hospital. The driver of the other vehicle was reportedly injured but left the scene in a private vehicle.

Both drivers were wearing seat belts.