Driver Killed In Single-Vehicle Crash Near Kalona

Emergency personnel prepare to tow a car that was involved in a single vehicle accident along Orange Ave. near 110th Street northeast of Kalona Wednesday, March 30, 2011. The car's driver was pronounced dead at the scene. (Brian Ray/KCRG-TV9)

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By Richard Pratt

Fatal Accident Near Kalona

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KALONA, Iowa - One person was killed when a vehicle crashed into a ditch late last night near Kalona.

It happened around 9 p.m. Wednesday near the corner of Orange Avenue and 110th Street.

The vehicle was reportedly on its top and submerged in water, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Office.

The car's driver, who hasn't yet been identified pending notification of relatives, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Kalona firefighters and Washington County deputies were on scene for more than two hours investigating.

Check back for more details on this developing story.

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