The Ottumwa Courier

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June 9, 2014

Numa woman dies in crash

CENTERVILLE — An Appanoose County woman died over the weekend after the vehicle she was in crashed into a ditch.

Authorities were called to the 25800 block of 153rd Avenue shortly after 8 p.m. Sunday. A Chevrolet Trailblazer was in the ditch. Heather Wiebe, 40, of Numa was behind the wheel. She was pronounced dead after Centerville Fire and Rescue extricated her from the vehicle.

Wiebe is believed to have been traveling south when she lost control of the vehicle. When she attempted to regain control, she ran off the road's west side and into the ditch. The vehicle landed on its roof.

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