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Driver killed in Clinton County head-on crash

Posted on: 5:00 pm, April 18, 2013, by , updated on: 08:47am, April 19, 2013

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Updated:  Police said the driver of a car died when the vehicle crossed into oncoming traffic and was struck by a semi.

The crash was reported Thursday, April 18, 2013 just before 3 p.m. on Highway 30 about two miles west of Grand Mound, Iowa.

A statement from the Iowa State Patrol said a westbound car “crossed into the eastbound lane in front of a semi.”

The driver of the car, 31-year-old Austin Blount,  was killed in the crash.  There was no one else in the car.

Police said the 37-year-old man driving was the only person in the semi.  They did not yet provide information about whether he was hurt.