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Northwood woman dead after car leaves road, crashes into building


This news story was published on March 13, 2021.
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WORTH COUNTY – A Northwood woman died after her car left Highway 65 and crashed into a building.

The Iowa State Patrol says the accident took place Friday night, March 12, 2021 on Highway 65 just north of Northwood in Worth county. The patrol says that at about 9:30 PM that evening, 37-year-old Michelle Marie Runde of Northwood was traveling north on Highway 65 near 4840 Olive Avenue when her 2016 Dodge Charger left the roadway, traveled through a field and entered or collided with a a machine shed. Runde, whom the patrol says was not wearing a seatbelt, was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene.

The Iowa State Patrol Was Assisted By Worth Co Sheriffs Office, Northwood Fire And Mason City Fire.

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6 Responses to Northwood woman dead after car leaves road, crashes into building

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 16, 2021 at 12:17 pm

    Never think you can push the power of a vehicle and always control it. Doing so leads to accidents like this.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 15, 2021 at 5:40 pm

    Somebody deleted me again… No Seatbelt – no sympathy.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 16, 2021 at 9:10 am

      no class

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        March 17, 2021 at 1:31 pm

        Any man’s death diminishes me, because I am involved in Mankind; And therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee. John Donne

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 15, 2021 at 12:29 pm

    Please stop deleting my comments. No seatbelt – no sympathy.