Floyd County officials say an 86-year-old woman is hospitalized after spending a night in her wrecked vehicle along a county road. The Iowa State Patrol says Charlotte Owen of Marble Rock was found in her vehicle early Thursday morning.
The Patrol says the accident took place about 9 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of State Highway 14 and County Road T-38 west of Charles City. Owen was taken to the Floyd County Medical Center in Charles City. The Patrol said Owen lost control of the vehicle, and struck trees and a culvert.
Contributed by Bob Fisher, KRIB, Mason City