LENOX, Iowa — The crash of a utility vehicle and a pickup truck has killed a 60-year-old grandmother and injured her two grandsons injured Monday night in a pickup truck-utility vehicle crash in southwest Iowa.

The Omaha World-Herald reports (http://bit.ly/2roCZ0o ) that the crash occurred around 6:50 p.m. Monday east of Lenox in northwest Taylor County.

The Iowa State Patrol says Denise Smith, of Lenox and a passenger in the four-wheeled utility vehicle, was killed in the crash. Her grandsons, ages 10 and 9, both of Prescott, Iowa, were seriously injured.

Another person in the utility vehicle and the 19-year-old driver of the pickup were not injured.

Investigators say the northbound pickup and southbound utility vehicle crashed nearly head-on at the crest of a hill.


Information from: Omaha World-Herald, http://www.omaha.com