Mineral Point woman killed in UTV crash

A women dies after kayaking accident on Mecan River

A rural Mineral Point woman was killed Friday morning after falling from a UTV.

Officials from Mineral Point EMS, the Iowa County Sheriff’s Office and the Department of Natural Resources responded to a call at 8:33 a.m. of a passenger who had fallen from the vehicle after a crash on County Highway W south of Birch Lake Road.

The victim, Gloria Yager, 58, suffered substantial injuries in the crash and was taken to Upland Hills Hospital in Dodgeville where she later died, according to the Iowa County Sheriff’s Office.