Hopkinton Woman Dies in Linn County Crash

A Hopkinton woman has been named as the victim in a deadly crash in Linn County over the weekend.

The Linn County Sheriff’s Office says 80-year old Lois Winch died in the crash.

It happened west of Springville on Highway 151 near Stone Road around 3:30 pm Sunday. When deputies arrived, they discovered a SUV upside down in the water under a bridge currently under construction. Witnesses reported seeing a vehicle eastbound on Highway 151 leave the roadway and crash into the water.

The Sheriff’s Office says Winch had been driving the vehicle. No one else was inside the vehicle at the time of the crash. And no other vehicles were involved in the incident.

The accident remains under investigation.

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