One dead after single-vehicle accident at Valley Drive in Bettendorf

Published: Oct. 31, 2020 at 2:46 PM CDT|Updated: Nov. 2, 2020 at 7:50 AM CST
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BETTENDORF, Iowa (KWQC) -The Scott County Sheriff responded to an accident around 8:30 p.m. on Friday near the 5700 block of Valley Drive in Bettendorf.

The Accident Investigations Team found a vehicle driven by 49-year-old Jessica Raaen of Bettendorf was traveling west on Valley Drive, running off the road. Officials say the vehicle traveled several hundred feet, striking a tree head-on. Raaen was reportedly wearing her seatbelt and was extricated by the Bettendorf Fire Department.

Raaen was sent to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead.

The agencies assisting were Scott County Sheriff’s Reserves, Bettendorf Fire and police, and Medic.

The accident is under investigation.

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