One dead, two injured in accident on westbound I-80 near Durant-UPDATED

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DURANT, Iowa (KWQC) — UPDATE 2/6/18: The Iowa State Police say one person died and two were injured in the accident that blocked westbound I-80 near Durant Monday afternoon.

According to the report, one vehicle struck another in the westbound lanes. The driver of the first vehicle got out of their vehicle. A third vehicle hit the first vehicle, pushing it into the driver who had got out of their vehicle, fatally wounding them.

The drivers of the other two vehicles were injured. Their condition is unknown.

The identities of everyone involved is being withheld pending notification of family.

ORIGINAL: The Iowa Department of Transportation is reporting that I-80 is blocked westbound between exit 277 (County Road Y26) and exit 271 ( US 6; IA 38 and County Road X64) near Durant. The road is blocked due to a crash.