UPDATE: Names Released In Fatal Accident Near Dunkerton
Authorities have released the names in a single-vehicle accident that left one person dead and three others injured in rural Black Hawk County over the weekend.
All four people have been identified as teenagers from Dunkerton.
According to sheriff's officials, 15-year-old Rylee Boyer was driving a vehicle that went out of control on a East Mount Vernon Road northeast of Dunkerton. The vehicle went into a ditch and rolled, ejecting two passengers -- 15-year-old McKenzie Farmer and 17-year-old Lynzi Hoffman.
Sheriff's officials said Farmer died at the scene. Hoffman was taken to a Waterloo hospital for treatment, then air-lifted to University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.
Authorities said Boyer and a third passenger, 15-year-old Ashlyn Latham, were treated for their injuries at a Waterloo hospital and released.
The accident, which happened Sunday around 6 PM, remains under investigation by Black Hawk County sheriff’s officials.