One person was killed and four others injured in a two-vehicle accident north of Merrill on Highway 75 Monday night.
Iowa State Patrol trooper Chad Peters says at 8:50 p.m. a car with a family of four inside,crossed the center line and struck an oncoming pick up head-on.
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The southbound car included a male driver, a female passenger, a child and a baby.
The northbound pickup had a female driver.
The injured victims were initially transported to Floyd Valley Healthcare in Le Mars, then transferred to Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls.
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None of the names of the victims have been released.
A detour was in place for nearly three hours as law enforcement officials investigated the crash scene.