Crash kills one on icy road in northeast Iowa

Driver was ejected in wreck near Harpers Ferry

Published: January 17 2013 | 6:00 am - Updated: 28 March 2014 | 10:11 am in

One person has died after a wreck on an ice-covered road Wednesday evening in Allamakee County, authorities said.

According to the Iowa State Patrol, a sport-utility vehicle was traveling northbound on County Road X52 north of Highway 76 around 6:25 p.m. when it slid into the east ditch, hit a rock and rolled. The driver was ejected, and the vehicle came to rest on its wheels in the east ditch. Authorities said the road was completely ice-covered at the time of the wreck.

Officials have not released the name of the driver, pending notification of family.

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