Posted at: 02/10/2013 9:18 PM
Icy Roads Cause Fatal Accident
( AP) -- Iowa authorities say icy roads contributed to a one-vehicle accident that killed one woman and injured two other people.
The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports the accident happened early Sunday in Grundy County on Highway 14.
The Grundy County Sheriff's office says the accident happened about three miles south of Parkersburg around 1:30 a.m.
The sheriff's office says 44-year-old Deann Eilers of Holland lost control of her Jeep while driving south. The SUV went into a ditch and hit a utility pole.
One of the passengers, 44-year-old Sheila Cole of Grundy Center died in the crash. Eilers and another passenger, 49-year-old Harvin Rust of Grundy Center were injured.
A third passenger, 48-year-old Susan Halbach of Grundy Center, escaped injury.