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SERVICES SET: Johnston Car Crash Victim

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.


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