Iowa State Patrol investigating fatal Tuesday night crash

Charles City woman, 35, killed after vehicle goes off the road

An Iowa State Patrol squad car. (Gazette file photo)
An Iowa State Patrol squad car. (Gazette file photo)

SOLON — The Iowa State Patrol is investigating a single-vehicle crash that killed a Charles City woman.

According to the Iowa State Patrol, Tiffany L. Beckles, 35, was driving south on Highway 1 north of Solon around 10:36 p.m. Tuesday, when her Mercury Mountaineer went off the road and into the ditch and hit a Department of Transportation sign, causing the vehicle to roll.

Beckles, who was pronounced dead at the scene, was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash, the state patrol said.

The crash remains under investigation.

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