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Dana Easter, 53, killed and many injured in pileup collision on Interstate 35 near Ames, Iowa
One Person Killed, More Seriously Injured in Crash Involving 50-70 Vehicles That Closed I-35 near Ames Today
State Trooper Nathan Ludwig told Channel 13 shortly after 12:30pm that southbound lanes of I-35 were blocked by two semis that had crashed near the Highway 30 exit. Within 30 minutes dozens more vehicles were involved.
The bus was en route to Stephens Auditorium in Ames, Iowa. All the cast and crew members are fine, with some recovering from minor injuries.
53-year-old Dana Easter of Independence, Missouri was killed when the bus he was driving slammed into a line of stopped cars on I-35 east of Ames just before 12:30 on Monday afternoon.