The Iowa State Patrol has identified the victim of Wednesday evening’s fatal crash on Interstate 29, in Mills County. Officials say 66-year old Michale Joleen Mattes, of Sidney, died, when the 2004 Hyundai she was driving left the traveled portion of the Interstate and collided with a road milling machine in a construction zone.
The accident happened at around 5:10 p.m. The Patrol says Mattes was not wearing her seat belt. The accident remains under investigation.