Fatal accident

(Massena) -- One person was killed and one injured in a head-on collision in Cass County, Iowa early Thursday afternoon.

The Iowa State Patrol says 67-year-old Mary Lou Ranney of Massena died at the scene of the accident on Highway 92, about 3 miles west of Massena. Authorities say Ranney's car was westbound on 92 when for unknown reasons, it crossed the center line and struck an eastbound pickup driven by 72-year-old Robert Bagshaw, also of Massena, head on. Bagshaw was taken via Lifenet Helicopter to Creighton University Hospital in Omaha. The accident occurred shortly after 1 p.m.

The Cass County Sheriff's Office, fire departments from Massena and Cumberland, and Medivac Ambulance assisted the patrol at the scene.