Brown County fatal car crash driver identified

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Brown County Sheriff’s officials Thursday identified the woman whose car went down an embankment and flipped over in a creek bed near Hiawatha.

Sheriff John Merchant said 66-year-old Edna Lehew of Hiawatha was the driver of a Buick Century found in the creek bed by rescue crews on Linden road north of the Hiawatha country club entrance shortly before 8 a.m. Tuesday. Lehew was pronounced dead at the scene. 

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