The Ottumwa Courier

April 30, 2013

One killed in Tuesday crash


Ottumwa Courier

OTTUMWA — An Ottumwa woman died in a Tuesday evening crash that temporarily close Highway 63.

The Iowa State Patrol says Patricia Elaine Carroll, 78, was killed in the crash at Highway 63 and River Road. It took place shortly after 6:30 p.m.

Carroll was driving west on River Road. Authorities say she failed to yield on reaching Highway 63 and was struck by a car driven by Jeffrey Paul Shipley, 49, of Bloomfield.

Shipley was taken to Ottumwa Regional Health Center for treatment.

The crash remains under investigation and Shipley's condition was unavailable late Tuesday.

The initial crash report is available by clicking here.