Des Moines man killed in morning crash with semitruck; police say dense fog to blame

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CLEAR CREEK, Iowa — Police say heavy fog caused a crash that killed a Des Moines man.

The Iowa State Patrol says the collision occurred about 8:30 a.m. Friday morning at the intersection of Highway 330 and Highway 65 in Jasper County. Authorities say a semitruck struck a van driven by 62-year-old Robert David Evans, who died from injuries sustained in the crash.

Police say Evans was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash. They reported dense fog and zero visibility when the collision occurred.

Authorities say the crash remains under investigation.

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