Accident kills teenagers from Des Moines, Chariton

Chariton, Ia (AP) — Two teenagers have died after a car accident near Chariton. The Iowa State Patrol said the accident happened just after 5 p.m. Sunday when a Jeep turning from Highway 34 onto a street struck a pickup truck, ejecting everyone in the Jeep. Two Jeep passengers died. They were identified as 15-year-old Katilynn Spicer of Des Moines and 16-year-old Chase Lavely of Chariton. The 18-year-old driver is hospitalized with life-threatening injuries. Both occupants of the pickup, both age 55, are hospitalized. Their conditions were not immediately released. The patrol’s investigation is ongoing.