FATAL CRASH: Vehicle Hits Tree, Flips Into Creek

Posted on: 10:18 am, January 28, 2013, by , updated on: 10:19am, January 28, 2013

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One person is dead following a single vehicle crash in northeast Iowa Sunday morning.

The Allamakee County Sheriff’s Office says they received a call about an accident near the intersection of Balsam Road around 8: 35 a.m.

Authorities say a vehicle was traveling westbound on Willow Drive when it left the roadway and entered the ditch. The vehicle hit a tree, rolled, and ended up in Bear Creek on its top. The vehicle was partially submerged in water.

The driver of the vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene. There were no other people in the car.

Authorities aren’t releasing the name of the victim until family can be notified.

The Allamakee County Sheriff’s Office is still investigating what caused the crash.