MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A missing St. Louis County woman and her vehicle were found submerged in a lake early Saturday, just one day before her 80th birthday.
Darlene Lukovsky, 79, was reported missing by her family Friday afternoon after she didn’t return from grocery shopping.READ MORE: COVID In Minnesota: UK Variant Outbreak Linked To Youth Sports In Carver County, Officials Recommend 2-Week Pause
Several law enforcement agencies searched for Lukovsky, eventually finding her and her Honda CR-V in the west side of Island Lake at about 1 a.m. Saturday.READ MORE: More Than 1 Million Wisconsin Residents Have Been Vaccinated
Investigators believe foggy conditions may have led to Lukovsky missing a curve in the road, causing her to drive into the lake in Fredenburg Township.MORE NEWS: Faces Of COVID: Daryl Kruger, 82, Loved His Grandkids And The MN Twins
The fatal crash is still under investigation.