WCCO EYE4 LOGO WCCO Radio wcco-eye-white01, ww color white

Local

Minnesota Woman Dies In NE Iowa Wrong-Way Crash

View Comments

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up
Today's Most Popular Video
  1. WCCO Interview: St. Louis Park's 'You-Betcha! Minnesota-Made Festival'
  2. Dancin' Grandpa Turns Down For Nothing During '50s Medley
  3. Good Question: Where Can't US Airlines Fly?
  4. 4 Things To Know For July 23, 2014
  5. Minneapolis Hosting Cured And Crafted Food, Beer Event

JANESVILLE, Iowa (AP) — The Bremer county Sheriff’s Office says a Minnesota woman has died in a two-vehicle crash caused by a wrong-way driver in northeast Iowa.

The sheriff office says 51-year-old Tracy Lynn Willis, of Faribault, Minn., died in the Wednesday afternoon collision on Highway 218 north of Janesville.

Dispatchers received a call of a red truck that was northbound in the southbound lanes of Highway 218.

Before officers could reach the area, the truck collided head-on with a southbound vehicle driven by Willis.

The truck driver, 58-year-old Verle Dean Wygle, of Waterloo, was taken to a Waterloo hospital.

Three other vehicles were involved in minor accidents related to the fatal crash.

The sheriff’s office says Thursday an investigation of the collision is continuing.

(© Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus