Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Ben Carson Campaign Volunteer Killed in Car Crash in Iowa

This is horrible news.

At USA Today, "Carson volunteer dies following wreck in Iowa."

And at the Des Moines Register, "Ben Carson volunteer dies after crash":

OMAHA — A Ben Carson campaign volunteer died in a hospital here after a car crash in western Iowa Tuesday morning.

The accident prompted the Republican presidential candidate to cancel campaign stops Tuesday and Wednesday.

A van driven by a Carson campaign staffer, carrying three campaign volunteers, lost control and was struck by another vehicle on icy Interstate Highway 80 Tuesday morning near Atlantic.

One volunteer, Braden Joplin, was transported to the University of Nebraska medical center in Omaha with serious injuries. He died in the hospital Tuesday around 4:30 p.m., according to a statement from hospital officials.

The other three people in the van were treated and released at hospital in Atlantic, according to Ryan Rhodes, Carson's Iowa campaign director...