Crash claims life of Rippey woman
A 79-year-old rural Rippey woman was killed Wednesday in a one-car crash when her vehicle swerved off V Avenue, possibly to avoid hitting a wild animal.
Edwena Joyce Roberts died from injuries sustained in the crash, according to the Greene County Sheriff’s Office.
Roberts had been northbound on V Avenue (also known as P46), between 330th and 340th streets, about 2:43 p.m. when it appears she swerved to miss hitting an animal, overcorrected and entered the east ditch, striking a culvert.
Roberts was not wearing a seat belt, the sheriff’s office reported.