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Spencer couple killed in Dickinson County accident

April 18, 2013
Estherville Daily News

SPIRIT LAKE - The Dickinson County Sheriff's Office has released more information regarding an accident Wednesday evening south of Superior that claimed the lives of two people.

Shortly before 7 p.m., 71-year-old Marie Peterson of Spencer was driving a 2005 Ford Focus southbound in the 1800 block of County Road N-14 when she lost control on the icy road. Her vehicle crossed the center line and collided with a northbound 2009 Peterbilt semi-tractor and trailer driven by 55-year-old Kevin Graven of Rippey.

Marie Petersen and her passenger, 72-year-old Duane Petersen, were killed in the accident. Graven was uninjured. Damage was estimated at $6,900 to the Ford and $3,500 to the semi. The accident remains under investigation.

The Iowa State Patrol, Superior Rescue, Superior Fire Department, Milford Rescue - Extrication unit, Spirit Lake Ambulance and Jennings Repair & Tow assisted at the scene.



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