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Kadaess Adams and Braden Brown, both 12, and Oneimus Quaterman, 11, killed in collision with semi truck on Interstate 80 near Coralville, Iowa

Modified Date: 
Wed, 05/08/2019 - 6:10am
Accident Date: 
Sunday, May 5, 2019

12-Year-Old is Third to Die as Result of U-Turn Crash on I-80

The accident happened just after 1:00 p.m. Sunday at mile marker 235, just west of Coralville. An eastbound car tried to make a U-turn to head back west and it was broad-sided by a semi as it turned into the eastbound lanes.

Officials Release Names of 3 Children Killed in I-80 U-Turn Crash

Investigators say Edwards was driving in the right-hand lane of westbound I-80 when he slowed down in an attempt to use the median crossover and make a U-turn, in order to travel back east. 

State Patrol Warns Drivers After Illegal U-Turn Kills Three Iowa Boys

The untimely deaths of three young eastern Iowa boys are an unfortunate reminder to obey traffic signs and not use medians as a way to U-turn.

Iowa parents mourn 12-year-old son killed in I-80 crash

The Brown family has also seen support through a fundraiser.  As of Wednesday morning, May 8, the fund has raised more than $10,000.  A fundraiser set up for the Quarterman family has garnered more than $18,000 as of Wednesday morning.

Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
Kadaess Adams
Braden Brown
Oneimus Quaterman
Terrance Edwards
Roadway: 
Interstate 80

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