Three dead after Wright County crash

HOLMES — Three people are dead after a two-vehicle crash in Wright County on Monday.

The Iowa State Patrol says the collision between the semi and the vehicle happened at the intersection of Hancock Avenue and 160th Street in Holmes at about 7:05 AM on Monday.

One of the three in the vehicle, 27-year-old Jorge Lopez, was killed in the crash. Two other passengers in the vehicle were also killed, but their names have not been released at this time.

The semi was driven by 20-year-old Braxton Murphy of Eldora, who suffered minor, non-life-threatening injuries.

The Iowa State Patrol says the accident remains under investigation.