Fiery fatal accident in Union County, Friday

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February 17th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

The Iowa State Patrol, Sunday, issue a report on a fiery, fatal accident that happened Friday night, in Union County. Officials say 48-year old Michelle Schrodt, of Lorimore died, after she over-corrected the 2007 Ford truck she was driving on Yellow Rose Avenue (a gravel road), when it slipped onto the shoulder. The vehicle then hit a tree and ended up in a culvert before catching fire. Schrodt was transported to the Union County Hospital in Creston, where she was pronounced dead. The accident happened at around 10:40-p.m., Friday.