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One dead after accident Thursday in Council Bluffs

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Posted at 4:46 PM, Feb 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-15 21:26:23-05

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa. — A 21-year-old died after a car accident in Council Bluffs on Thursday.

Officers were dispatched to East Manawa Drive around 6:00pm. After arriving on scene, officers provided first-aid, using AED on the driver with major injuries. The driver was later transported to a local hospital where efforts to revive them were unsuccessful and they were pronounced dead.

The Council Bluffs Traffic Unit responded to the scene for an investigation, which is currently on-going.

Reports show 21-year-old Aryka Davis from Council Bluffs was traveling southbound on East Manawa Drive, losing control of the vehicle going around a curve, sliding sideways into on-coming traffic.

Davis' vehicle was then hit by a northbound SUV. The driver of the SUV has minor injuries. Both vehicles are a total loss.