Double Fatal

A Farmington couple was killed in a motor vehicle crash Wednesday in Lee County.  Rose Marie and Ross Becker died when their car collided with a semi at the intersection of Hwy 218 and County Road J40 at about 4:30 pm. According to the Iowa State Patrol the Becker vehicle was stopped at the stop sign and the semi was northbound on 218. Rose Marie Becker was driving and pulled out headed west.  The semi broadsided the car on the driver’s side.  Both vehicles came to rest in the median and Ross Becker was ejected.  The crash remains under investigation. The semi was driven by Juan Ramirez of Texas who was not injured.