Two Die in Winneshiek Crash

Two people are dead after a car ran a stop sign Saturday night in Winneshiek County. It happened just after 11 p.m. on County Highway B16 and 265th Avenue in Spillville. The Iowa state patrol says say a car driven by 42 year old Christopher Mirich of Waukon didn’t stop at a stop sign and collided with another vehicle. Mirich died at the scene. A passenger, 54-year-old Laura Lubka of Postville also died at the scene. Three others were injured and taken to a local hospital. The State Patrol says no one in the two cars were wearing seatbelts. The crash is under investigation.