Police have identified the 33-year-old woman killed in a car crash at the intersection of Highland Acres Road and West Lincoln Way Thursday afternoon as Patrisha Pennell, of Melbourne. Pennell was a passenger in Pontiac Grand Prix driven by Jordan Wasem, 19, of Waverly. Marshall County Medical Examiner Dr. David Bethel pronounced Pennell dead at the scene.
The other vehicle involved, a Ford Econoline, was driven by Aroro Titi, 28, of Des Moines. Titi and eight other men and two women, ages 25 to 53, suffered various minor injuries during the collision. Ambulances transported the men to Marshalltown Medical & Surgical for treatment.