On 08-14-16 at or about 9:40 a.m., the Muscatine Police Department responded to the intersection of Highway 61 and 47th Avenue West Muscatine Iowa in report of a two vehicle, personal injury accident. It was reported one of the occupants involved in the accident was trapped in a car. Upon arrival, law enforcement identified trapped occupant as Cheri Cook (75 year old female) of Muscatine. Cook was transported to Trinity Hospital of Muscatine where she later died as a result of her injuries sustained in the accident.

The second vehicle, driven by Larry Leopard (51 year old male) and a passenger Samuel Prowant (18 year old male) both of Muscatine Iowa were treated at the scene with minor injuries.

The accident remains under investigation involving the Muscatine Police Department, Iowa State Patrol and Muscatine Fire Department.

Jeff D. Jirak
Muscatine Police Department