Freeborn County Sheriff Reports Fatal Crash
Albert Lea, MN (KROC-AM News) - The Freeborn County Sheriff's Office has released information about a fatal traffic crash that occurred last Friday.
Sheriff Kurt Freitag says an Albert Lea woman died after her SUV left a rural road and rolled over. The vehicle ended up on its roof and partially submerged in a drainage ditch. The victim was identified as 74-year-old Joyce Chapek.
The news release says icy conditions were present when the crash occurred on Freeborn County Road 30 about 5 miles east of Albert Lea. The vehicle was discovered in the ditch shortly after 11 pm Friday.
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