WC couple killed in two-car crash

BOONE – A Webster City couple were killed in a two-vehicle crash near Boone Monday morning.

The driver, Marie Hooker, 76, and Ronald Hooker, 80, died in the accident that occurred at the intersection of Highway 30 and T Avenue near Boone.

A passenger, Donna Porter, 79, Duncombe, sustained injuries in the crash and was flown by AirCare ambulance to Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines.

The driver of the second vehicle, Jane Ham, 64, and a passenger, Lyle Mattson, 80, both of Boone were transported by Boone ambulance to Mary Greeley Medical Center for treatment of injuries.No condition reports were available for the injured.

According to Iowa State Patrol reports, the Hooker vehicle, a Chevy impala, had come to stop on T Avenue and but pulled out onto Highway 30, apparently not seeing the oncoming westbound Ham Jeep Liberty.

The Iowa State Patrol investigated the crash with assistance from the Boone County Sheriff’s office.