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1 dead following crash early Thanksgiving morning, Iowa State Patrols says

The second driver reported no injuries, according to a crash report.

POCAHONTAS, Iowa — A man is dead following a car accident on Highway 4 early Thursday morning, according to an Iowa State Patrol crash report

75-year-old Richard Leth of Hartley was driving northbound on Highway 4 near 440th Street around 2:30 a.m. when he crossed the centerline and collided with a vehicle traveling southbound. 

Leth was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The second driver reported no injuries.

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