Taylor County, Iowa Woman Crashes After Distracted Driving

A Taylor County, Iowa woman and two minor children were injured after a crash in Warren County Saturday night.  56 year old Jacqueline Marie Smith of Sharpsburg was southbound on I-35 when she went to answer a cell phone that was mounted on the dash.  As Smith was answering the phone, she lost control and went into a ditch, entered a creek and struck a tree head on.  Smith and her passengers, 13 year old Rylie Whipple and 3 year old Kaysee Whipple, also of Sharpsburg, were taken to a Des Moines hospital.