A passenger dies after a car ran a red light and hit a Jeep

The Dubuque Police Department
The Dubuque Police Department(KCRG)
Published: Dec. 6, 2021 at 12:51 PM CST
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DUBUQUE, Iowa (KCRG) - A 54-year-old woman from Dubuque is dead after police say a car hit the Jeep she was riding in.

The crash happened just after 12:30 Sunday afternoon in Dubuque.

Police say a 32-year-old man from Dubuque was driving a 2000 Toyota Echo south on Central Avenue when he ran a red light at 5th Street. Police say the Echo then hit a 2010 Jeep Liberty, driven by a 62-year-old man from Dubuque.

Dubuque Police say first responders eventually took the driver of the Echo to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics with what they called serious injuries. The driver of the Liberty also sustained serious injuries and first responders took him to MercyOne Hospital.

Police say 54-year-old Nancy Meisenburg of Dubuque died of her injuries while at MercyOne Hospital.

Police did not say whether there are any charges in this case, but the case remains under investigation.

Police say if anyone has information on this incident or others, to call them at (563) 589-4415, or Crime Stoppers at 800-747-0117 or (563) 588-0714. If the information leads to an arrest, the caller is eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000. Tips can also be submitted anonymously with the MyDBQ smartphone app.

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