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UPDATE: Highway 61 Accident

Updated: Dec 31, 2013 09:31 AM
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UPDATE:  A young woman was taken to a hospital in Iowa city after a morning crash in Clinton County. The Iowa State Patrol says 21-year-old Karisa Woodside of Davenport was northbound in a Honda Civic on Highway 61 when she lost control while going over a bridge deck. Her car entered the median and rolled, landing on its wheels. Troopers say she was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected from the car as it rolled over.

A MedForce helicopter landed on the highway and took her to University Hospitals in Iowa City for treatment of injuries.

UPDATE: The Iowa Department of Transportation has reopened the section on Highway 61 that was closed for an accident.

Stay tuned for updates on the accident as we receive them.

ORIGINAL: The Iowa State Patrol says Highway 61 at the Wapsipinicon River will be closed in a few minutes due to a serious accident. KWQC-TV6 is on the scene and will bring you more information on the News at Noon.

In The meantime, you will want to avoid that area. We'll let you know when the road reopens.

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