A crash Saturday evening in Linn County took the life of one driver and left three others injured. State Troopers report 43-year-old Maylor T Fiti of Tulsa Oklahoma died as a result of injuries in the crash on US 36 at Route F, East of Brookfield. According to the report, at about 8:25 pm, Fiti was northbound on Route F and pulled into the path of a westbound car driven by 63-year-old Johnny W Powell of Bucklin.
Fiti was taken to Pershing Memorial Hospital in Brookfield, where he died. His passenger, 19-year-old Dave J Tio of Tulsa, was taken to University Hospital in Columbia with serious injuries. Powell had moderate injuries and his passenger, 57-year-old Kelly L Main of Columbia had serious injuries. They were taken to Hedrick Medical Center for treatment.