Fayette County authorities have now charged a Spillville woman in connection to a traffic accident last week.

The Fayette County Sheriff received a 911 call at about 3am on May 17th reporting a vehicle in the ditch about 3 miles south of St. Lucas, on 275th Street.

Responding deputies found an unoccupied vehicle that had rolled into the ditch. The 2007 Subaru Legacy Outback was totaled.

Following an investigation, the sheriff determined the driver was 27 year old Kilisitina Vainuku of Spillville. Vainuku had been driving westbound when she lost control of her vehicle and drove into the ditch, where it rolled.

Vainuku has now been charged with Failure to Maintain Control.

The Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by the St. Lucas fire department, Hawkeye first responders, Waucoma first responders, and Tri State Ambulance.

 

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