Northwest Iowa deputy dies after crash

LYON COUNTY, Iowa- A sheriff's deputy has died after a crash in northwest Iowa. The Lyon County Iowa Sheriff's Office says Deputy Stephanie Schreurs lost control of a police SUV on a sharp curve and went into a ditch Friday. The SUV vaulted a driveway, rolled, and came to rest on the driver's side of a gravel road. She died at a Sioux Falls, South Dakota hospital yesterday.

Schreurs was a 24-year veteran of the sheriff's office.

A memorial fund has been established in honor of Deputy Schreurs at Security Savings Bank in Larchwood, Iowa. This is the only official memorial fund in existence. Funeral arrangements are pending.


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