Fatal Weekend Accident

Written by Theresa Rose on March 9, 2015

A Hedrick teen was the victim of a fatal car crash over the weekend. 17 year old Bethanne Cooksey was killed in the accident that occurred just before midnight Saturday in Keokuk County. Two others involved in the accident were air lifted to University Hospitals in Iowa City…17 year old Keegan Barker and 24 year old Dakota Bogert, both of Bloomfield. Cooksey was driving north on 270th approaching the intersection with Hwy 78. Bogert was driving west on 78. The vehicles collided in the intersection and both came to rest in a field on the northwest corner of the intersection. The Iowa State Patrol continues to investigate the accident.