One killed, six injured in Story Co. crash

NEVADA, Iowa -- Heavy rain played a part in a crash near Nevada Saturday afternoon that killed one person and injured several others.

The Story County Sheriff’s Office says Nycole Henderson, 27, of Nevada died when her Jeep was hit by when a truck driven by Nathaniel Oberhokam, 17, of Story City.

Henderson and another vehicle were escorting a horse and rider down 620th Avenue around 5:15 p.m., when Henderson’s vehicle was hit from behind.

The truck and the escort vehicle slid into the ditch. Police say Henderson’s car rolled several times. Five of her passengers and a person in Oberhokam’s truck were taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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