Four people died Sunday in a single-car wreck near Iowa City. It happened at 8 o’clock in the morning just east of Iowa City on what’s known as Local Road.
According to the Iowa State Patrol, a 2009 Nisson was westbound and missed a curve. It went into the north ditch and rolled several times.
Killed were: 27-year-old Heather Althiser of Onalaska, Wisconsin; 27-year-old Rebecca Frea of Iowa City; 27-year-old Jason Onsgard of Iowa City; and 26-year-old Joseph Vinopal Jr. of LaCrosse, Wisconsin.
Troopers say Frea, Onsgard and Vinopal were ejected. Only Althiser was wearing a seatbelt. It has not been determined who was driving the car. The accident remains under investigation.
By Phil Roberts, Davenport