Three Story City residents killed and two injured in Sunday evening crash in Hardin County.

Further details on Sunday evening’s motor vehicle accident at the 162 mile marker of Highway 20 in Hardin County north of Buckeye have been released by the Iowa State Patrol.Reportedly a 2007 Chevrolet Avalanche driven by 25 year old Spencer Bultman of Hampton was traveling eastbound in the westbound lanes of Highway 20 when it collided with a westbound 2018 Chevrolet Equinox driven by 44 year old Cristy Gutierres of Story City. Gutierres and two passengers, 11 year old Jessie Gutierres and 38 year old Mario Zuba all of Story City all died of their injuries. A passenger in the Gutierres vehicle, six year old Isabel Gutierres of Story City was life flighted to Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines with serious injuries. Bultman was transported to Van Diest Medical Center in Webster City for treatment of his injuries. State patrol troopers say alcohol was a possible factor in the crash. Charges have yet to be filed in the investigation. The Hardin County Sheriff’s Department assisted the Iowa State Patrol at the accident scene along with the Alden,Buckeye and Iowa Falls Fire and EMS Departments.