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Seed truck rollover claims lives of couple in highway accident

A tragic accident occurred near Marion, Iowa, this Wednesday morning, where a seed truck flipped over, leading to the deaths of a husband and wife, the local sheriff says.

The details: On March 6, around 9 a.m., John Kilburg, 74, lost control of the seed truck he was driving on Highway 13. The vehicle overturned, landing on its side and trapping both him and his wife, Donelle, age 70, inside, according to local WHO-13.

  • Rescue teams worked to free the couple from the wreckage before they were rushed to the hospital.
  • Despite medical efforts, both John and Donelle Kilburg later succumbed to their injuries.

An investigation into the cause of the crash is ongoing. A fellow truck driver's dash cam caught the incident on video, with a warning for its potentially distressing content.

Our thoughts are with the family and friends of the Kilburgs during this difficult time.

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