Two women killed in I-29 head-on collision, Iowa State Patrol says

An Omaha woman driving the wrong way on Interstate 29 collided with an oncoming vehicle late Wednesday. The crash killed the drivers of both vehicles, according to the Iowa State Patrol.

The State Patrol said 40-year-old Angela Bender, of Omaha, was driving a 2016 Dodge Caravan when the collision occurred near Blencoe in Monona County, Iowa.

A patrol report said Bender was traveling southbound in the northbound lanes.

The other driver killed was identified as 51-year-old Carolyn Klimper, who lived in Fort Morgan, Colorado, according to the patrol report. She was driving a 2012 Dodge Caravan, according to the report.

Three other people in Klimper’s vehicle were injured and the crash remains under investigation, the State Patrol said.

This report contains material from the Associated Press.