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The Linn County Sheriff’s Office has identified the person who died Sunday in a single-vehicle accident on Highway 151 near Stone Road in Linn County.
The sheriff’s department issued a release Monday identifying the deceased as Lois Winch, 80, of Hopkinton. The release stated that the investigation into the accident continues.
Linn County sheriff’s deputies and the Marion Fire Department responded around 3:35 p.m. Deputies discovered a white 2006 Mercury Mountaineer upside-down in water under a bridge that is under construction.
Witnesses reported seeing the vehicle, which was eastbound on Highway 151, leave the roadway and crash into the water.
The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.
No other vehicles were involved in the incident.