U.S. 218 Crash Kills Driver, Injures Passenger In Bremer County
Authorities are investigating a Bremer County accident that left one woman dead and another injured.
The Iowa State Patrol identified the victim as Julia Walters, 19, of Morrison, Ill. Troopers said Michaela Hibbard, 21, of Sterling, Ill., was taken to the Waverly hospital for treatment of injuries.
The crash occurred around 3 PM Friday on U.S. Highway 218/Iowa Highway 27 near mile marker 196, on the eastern edge of Janesville.
According to a crash report, Walters was driving northbound and lost control. The vehicle entered the median and rolled, ejecting Walters. The vehicle came to rest in the median.
Assisting the Iowa State Patrol at the scene were Bremer County Sheriff's officials, Janesville police and firefighters, Waverly Ambulance Service, Iowa Department of Transportation and Iowa Department of Natural Resources.