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FREMONT COUNTY, Iowa — Severe flooding in Fremont County took the life of one man and injured two others.

Police say 55-year-old Aleido Rojas Galan, 50-year-old Santiago Morosta and 52-year-old Juan Luis Quennons were traveling eastbound on 250th Street in Riverfront when they drove around a barrier and into flood waters.

The three climbed out and tried to swim to safety. Police say Galan died in that incident. Morosta and Quennons are both being treated for injuries.

The three were traveling to from Norfolk to Florida to see family.

POLK COUNTY, Iowa — Three people are seriously hurt after a crash in Polk County.

The Polk County Sheriff says two cars collided head-on in the 4800 block of NE 94th Street around 6:45 p.m. Saturday.

Police say two men and one woman, all in their 20s, were taken to the hospital in serious condition.

Their names have not been released.