A Northeast Iowa woman has died in a one-car accident in Bremer County.

It happened at about 3:30pm Wednesday, south of Tripoli on County road C-33, a half mile west of Highway 63.

A car driven by 67 year old Kathleen Kerr of Tripoli, was westbound, when it drifted off the right side of the road, went through a ditch, and struck a tree.

Kerr was trapped in the vehicle with severe injuries. The Tripoli Ambulance, Tripoli Fire Department, and Waverly Ambulance worked to extricate Kerr from the wreckage.

She was airlifted to University Hospitals in Iowa City, however she died after arriving.

The road had to be closed to traffic for about 2 hours; the accident was investigated by the Bremer County Sheriff, and Iowa State Patrol.

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