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Two Dead, Three Injured in Collision Friday In Linn County

Two Brookfield resident were killed and three others were injured in a collision between a semi and a van at about 10:00 am Friday.  State Troopers report 39 year old Dennis Allen died at the scene of the accident on Highway 5, three miles north of Marceline.  Thirty-eight year old Wendy Allen was taken to Pershing Memorial Hospital in Brookfield, where she died.  Two Children in the van driven by Dennis Allen, 8 year old Connor Allen and 9 year old Justus Allen had minor injuries in the accident.

State Troopers report Dennis Allen was driving southbound on Highway 5, when he crossed the centerline and hit the drivers side of a semi and then collided with the trailer.

The Truck driver, 39 year old Pablo Moore-Aguilar of Kansas City had minor injuries in the accident.  He and the two children were taken to Pershing Memorial Hospital for treatment.  All three were wearing safety belts.

Dennis and Wendy Allen were not wearing safety belts at the time of the accident.