An Estherville woman has passed away due to injuries received in a motor vehicle accident on Monday.
According to the police report, the Estherville Police Department was called to the scene of a personal injury traffic accident at 10:19 a.m., Monday, to the intersection of Iowa Highway 4 and Iowa Highway 9 involving a vehicle and a pedestrian.
The investigation revealed that a 2003 Ford Van owned by West Bend International Corporation and operated by Dean Lundgren, age 60, of Estherville was southbound on Highway 4 making a left hand turn to travel east on Iowa Highway 9. Lundgren did not see a pedestrian, later identified as 73-year-old Judith Anderson, also of Estherville, who was crossing Highway 9 from the south. Lundgren's vehicle struck Anderson within the crosswalk.
Anderson was transported to Avera Holy Family Hospital by Estherville Ambulance and later transported by helicopter to Sioux Falls, S.D. where she died due to her injuries.