Woman Dies after Hit by Vehicle in Dubuque County

One person has died after a vehicle hit a pedestrian in Dubuque County on Tuesday afternoon.

It happened south of Epworth on Placid Road shortly after 4:30 pm. The Dubuque County Sheriff’s Office says an 80-year old Epworth man was driving north when he struck an 82-year old woman crossing the road.

The woman died as a result of her injuries.

The names of those involved are expected to be released later today.

The incident remains under investigation.