Deputies identify woman killed in Scott County vehicle crash

Published: Oct. 5, 2022 at 1:37 PM CDT
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SCOTT Co., Iowa (KWQC) - A woman was killed early Wednesday in a single-vehicle crash in Scott County, deputies said.

Around 5:07 a.m. Wednesday, the Scott Emergency Communication Center received a call about a motor vehicle in the ditch at Maysville Road and 220th Street.

The Scott County Sheriff’s Office Accident Investigation Team responded to the scene.

According to a media release, the initial investigation found that a maroon 2005 Buick Rendevous was driving north on Maysville Road when it lost control and veered into the east ditch.

Deputies said, the driver was identified as 38-year-old Patricia Ratliff of Davenport.

The vehicle hit an embankment, which caused it to roll. Ratliff was ejected from the vehicle. According to the release, she was not wearing a seatbelt.

Ratliff was the only person in the vehicle, according to the release.

The crash remains under investigation by the Scott County Sheriff’s Office Accident Investigation Team.