MARSHALLTOWN, IOWA – Four children died in a Marshalltown auto accident.
According to the Iowa State Patrol, the accident took place on November 4, 2022. At about 11:19 PM that Friday night, a 2008 BMW 550 was traveling south on 6th Street in Marshalltown near Edgeland Drive when the driver of the vehicle lost control. The BMW then struck a utility pole and reportedly, burst into flames.
As a result of the crash, all four occupants of the vehicle died. The four victims in the crash were all from Marshalltown: 16-year-old Isaac Lara; 13-year-old Adrian Lara; 17-year-old Yanitza Lopez; and 15-year-old Lynette Lopez.
Marshalltown police assisted the Iowa State Patrol in this incident.