SERVICES SET: Johnston Car Crash Victim | News
Funeral plans have been set for a Johnston woman who died this week after being in a coma for weeks.
Thirty-year-old Tara Leitzinger has been hospitalized since a car crash in February. Authorities say Leitzinger smashed into the back of a semi on Interstate 35-80 near the Douglas Avenue exit.
The front of her car was pinned under the truck when rescue crews arrived.
The accident remains under investigation.
Visitation is scheduled from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Thursday at Hamilton’s Funeral Home in Des Moines. Her funeral is at 2:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Tara leaves behind a young son.