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Auburn Teen Dies After Vehicle Collides With Semi

October 12, 2021 9:31pm

A teenage girl from Auburn died after her vehicle collided with a semi in Sac County.

According to the Iowa State Patrol, the accident happened shortly before 8:30 this (Tues) morning east of Auburn on Highway 175. A 16-year-old female, who has been identified as Kaylin Blessington, was driving a 2011 Buick Enclave eastbound on the highway coming out of Auburn. A 2001 Peterbilt driven by Matthew Dorscher of Cumberland was driving westbound on the highway heading into Auburn. Blessington's vehicle then crossed the center line into the westbound lane. Dorscher attempted to avoid the collision, but the vehicles collided head-on.

Blessington died as a result of the collision. She was wearing a seat belt. Dorscher was not injured.