An Oelwein motorist was able to escape injuries, but her vehicle did not fare very well, in a weekend accident near Hazleton.


It happened at about 1am Saturday (March 24) on Highway 150, south of Hazleton. A pickup driven by Stephanie Lane of Oelwein, went out of control, left the road, and landed on it's side in the ditch.

Lane was not injured. Her 2000 Ford Ranger had considerable damage.

The accident was investigated by the Buchanan County Sheriff, with assistance from the Hazleton Fire Department and Oelwein Mercy Ambulance Service.