An accident involving a car and semi with one reported fatality and other persons injured happened Tuesday evening at the intersection of Highway 218 and the Shellsburg blacktop (64th Street). Witnesses say the car entered the intersection from 64th and pulled into the path of the semi.

The Benton County Sheriff’s Office, North Benton Ambulance Service, Vinton Fire Department and Iowa State Patrol responded to the scene. More information will be coming as it is made available to us.

Officers on scene say the intersection will be closed for a few hours.