Victim Identified in Fatal Dubuque County Collision

One person died in a two-vehicle crash in Dubuque County on Saturday night.

It happened on Highway 52 South near Bradel Cove around 6:30 pm. The Dubuque County Sheriff’s Office says a vehicle driven by 69-year old John Hoffman of Dubuque was driving the wrong way – northbound in the southbound lane – when he struck another vehicle head-on.

The driver of the vehicle that was struck, 20-year old Hannah Ruggeberg of Bellevue, died as a result of her injuries.

Ruggeberg’s passenger, a 3-year-old girl, was airlifted to Iowa City with serious injuries.

Hoffman was treated and released for minor injuries.

The accident remains under investigation.