A Northeast Iowa woman has died, after her pickup slid off a road and crashed in Fayette County.


Just before 4pm Thursday (Dec. 12), the Fayette County Sheriff received a 911 call, reporting a vehicle in the ditch in the 13,000 block of "T" Avenue, about 3 miles north of Westgate.

71 year old Diane Pauline Buhr of Sumner, was identified as the driver.
Her 1998 Chevy K2500 truck was southbound when it went out of control on the ice-covered road. The truck entered the ditch, ejecting Buhr. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

The accident remains under investigation, by the Fayette County Sheriff's Office Technical Collision Investigation team.

The Fayette County Sheriff was assisted by the Sumner Fire Department and Ambulance.