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Pine River man killed in crash in Iowa

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HOLSTEIN, IA (AP) -

Officials say two Wisconsin residents died in a fiery crash in northwest Iowa.

The crash happened Monday afternoon just east of Holstein in Ida County. The Iowa State Patrol identified the two as 55-year-old Michael Hengel, of Milwaukee, and 38-year-old Cory Severson, of Pine River, Wis.

The two were in a car that had stopped at a construction site on U.S. Highway 20 to wait for a pilot vehicle. Authorities say the car was hit from behind by a semitrailer and pushed into the back of semitrailer that had stopped in front of the car.

Authorities say the two victims were trapped inside as the car burst into flames.

The two truck drivers were not seriously injured.

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