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Iowa State Patrol investigating fatal two-vehicle crash in Buchanan County

Buchanan County, IOWA – According to the Iowa State Patrol, this unfortunate accident occurred right before 3 p.m. Monday.

It happened on Highway 150, south of Hazleton.

Iowa State Patrol troopers responded to a report of a crash.

40-year-old driver with Mercury Grand Marquis was traveling southbound. The driver crossed the center line and collided with Toyota Sienna head-on.

Both drivers were pronounced dead at the scene.

They were later identified as 40-year-old Nicholas Johnson and 70-year-old John Friend.

Troopers say a third person suffered serious injuries and was taken to a hospital for treatment. 

This incident remains under investigation.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available. 

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