Presidential candidate, Ben Carson has canceled his recent appearances after one of his staffers was killed in an auto accident. Four members of Carson’s campaign staff were traveling in a van when the accident happened in Iowa. The driver of the vehicle lost control, overturned onto its’ side, and was struck with another vehicle. All four passengers were taken to the hospital where 25-year-old Braden Joplin died from his injuries. Carson canceled his events to meet with Joplin’s family.
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