Authorities have now released the name of the northwest Iowa woman woman who died in a two-vehicle accident that happened on Wednesday morning on Highway 75.
Forty-nine-year-old Lisa Opheim , of Maurice was heading east from Maurice when she stopped at a stop sign at Highway 75, then drove onto Highway 75 where she was struck by a semi. Opheim was pronounced dead at the scene by the Sioux County Medical Examiner.
The driver of the semi was 22-year-old Mark Schmith of Hawarden. He was traveling southbound on Highway 75 hauling a loaded feed trailer.
(Reporting by Dennis Morrice, KLEM, Le Mars)