Clayton County, Iowa - December 4, 2014 - Sadly, two young people lost their lives in separate accidents on November 30, and December 1st. Both people lost control, crashed, and were ejected becasue they were not wearing seatbelts, see other story below.
In this accident report from the Iowa State Patrol, Shari Harbaugh, 24 years old from Edgewood, was traveling west on Garber Road when her vehicle dropped off onto the right shoulder. As it came back onto the road the driver lost control.
Her vehicle continued across the roadway, entered the south ditch where it struck an embankment and ejected the driver. The vehicle then rolled and came to rest in adjacent field. Time of accident is based on nearby resident hearing a loud noise. Awaiting toxicology reports from the State Medical Examiners Office.