Decorah woman killed in Tuesday crash
Thursday, December 06, 2012 4:16 AM
A Decorah woman was killed in a Tuesday morning accident in Bremer County.
According to the Bremer County Sheriff's Department, 37-year-old Kerry Ann Nelson of Decorah was ejected from the car she was riding in and killed.
Sheriff's deputies said Samuel Franzen, 19, of Elberon, was driving his Chrysler PT Cruiser northbound on County Road V-56 in Bremer County around 6:40 a.m. when the vehicle drifted onto the shoulder and rolled.
Another passenger, Justin Langreck, 18, of Fort Atkinson, also was ejected from the vehicle, according to the sheriff's department. He was transported to Allen Hospital in Waterloo. Deputies said he is critical but stable condition.
Franzen was treated for minor injuries at Community Memorial Hospital in Sumner and released, according to the Sheriff's Department. The Iowa State Patrol, Readlyn First Responders, the Sumner Fire Department and Sumner Ambulance assisted the Bremer County Sheriff's Department.