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Saturday night crash claims life of Cresco teen

Cresco, IA – A Cresco teen is dead following a one-vehicle crash in Howard County on Saturday night.

The Iowa State Patrol says 18-year-old Alex Hanson was traveling southbound on Willow Ave. towards 170th St. and lost control, causing the vehicle to roll and Hanson to be ejected.

Hanson was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation.

Agencies assisting at the scene included Cresco Police, Howard County Sheriff’s Office, Cresco Fire & EMS, Cresco Towing & Recovery, Hindt Funeral Home and Iowa State Patrol Post 8.

View the Iowa State Patrol crash report here.

Chris Berg

Chris was born in Webster City and raised in Charles City. As a young kid, he would always be caught singing along to songs on the radio. He says he's good at karaoke but we think otherwise. ;) In his free time, he enjoys beginning new projects at home and hardly ever finishing them. Chris lives in Charles City with his wife Vicki, daughter Brynlee and son Jaxon.
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