A two-vehicle crash occurred in Mills County on Tuesday, September 2, killing an elderly woman and injuring three other people. The collision occurred around 5:20 PM on Highway 34 south of Council Bluffs, near Malvern; both vehicles were eastbound. Christine Carpenter, 57, of Warrensburg, MO was driving an SUV and pulled to the right to attempt a U-turn. She turned in front of a minivan driven by Richard Gruber, 91, of Shenandoah. Mr. Gruber’s passenger, Marilyn Gruber, 84, was killed. He, Ms. Carpenter, and Ms. Carpenter’s passenger, David Carpenter of Warrensburg, MO, were taken to Creighton University Medical Center.