Names released in double fatal wrong-way crash on I-35

The Iowa State Patrol said a wrong-way driver triggered a fatal crash that shut down a portion of Interstate-35 Wednesday morning.

Posted: Dec 11, 2019 10:48 AM
Updated: Dec 12, 2019 7:05 AM

CERRO GORDO COUNTY, Iowa - A wrong-way driver triggered a serious crash that shut down a portion of Interstate-35 Wednesday morning, the Iowa State Patrol said.

According to the Iowa State Patrol, 30-year-old Henry Robinson of Georgia was driving a 2018 Nissan van south in the northbound lane. He died in the crash.

52-year-old Bryon Hendricks, of West Des Moines, was also killed in the crash after his 2017 Ford F150 collided with Robinson's vehicle

A third driver who swerved to avoid the collision, Cliffton Richardson, of West Des Moines, was not injured.

The vehicles hit head-on just north of Clear Lake.

The northbound lane of I-35 was closed for multiple hours.

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