One woman killed in State Street collision

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BETTENDORF, Iowa — One woman is dead after a head-on collision in Bettendorf.

The accident happened just after 1 p.m. on Sunday, July 23.

Police say a 17-year-old driver was heading east on State Street when he lost control of his vehicle for an unknown reason. His jeep crossed the center line and crashed into a Ford Focus just past Devil’s Glen Road.

The Ford Focus was driven by an 86-year-old woman from Bettendorf.

Both drivers were taken to the hospital, where the woman was pronounced dead.

Bettendorf Police are still investigating the circumstances of the crash.

The names of the drivers are not being released at this time.


For several hours after the crash, drivers were detoured off State Street due to the accident. State Street was closed from Devil’s Glen Road to 42nd Street, but it has since reopened.