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(Ottumwa)— A 78 year old Ottumwa woman was killed Tuesday evening shortly after 6:30 following a crash at the intersection of the River Road and highway 63.

The Iowa State Patrol says an SUV driven by Patricia Carroll was westbound on the River Road when she reportedly failed to yield  at the intersection and struck a car driven by 49 year old Jeffrey Shipley of Bloomfield.

Carrrol and Shipley were taken by ambulance to Ottumwa Regional Health Center.  Carroll was pronounced dead at the hospital while Shipley was treated for injuries.