2 die in crash near Lyle

Published 9:50 am Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Two Osage, Iowa, residents died Tuesday afternoon in a single-vehicle accident one half mile south of Lyle on Highway 218.

The crash occurred just inside Iowa at 2:08 p.m. as a 2003 Cadillac lost control, entered a ditch, struck a tree and overturned into a small body of water just off the highway, according to the Iowa State Patrol.

The driver was David Dunlop, 79, and his passenger was Ann Dunlop, 79.

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Law enforcement from both the Iowa and Minnesota state patrols arrived on scene, as did personnel from St. Ansgar, Lyle and sheriff’s deputies from Mower County and Mitchell County, Iowa. A Gold Cross ambulance and a Mitchell County ambulance were also present.