Car accident takes life of Bloomfield woman

VAN BUREN COUNTY - Bloomfield resident Brenda L. Houf died in a car accident Sunday morning.

Houf, 56, was traveling west in her sport utility vehicle on Highway 2 near Lake Avenue in Van Buren County at 7:15 a.m. The Iowa State Patrol’s crash report indicates Houf lost control of the vehicle and entered the south ditch, rolling several times. Houf was pronounced dead at the scene.

Assisting the Iowa State Patrol on the scene were the Van Buren Sheriff’s Office, Keosauqua First Responders and Van Buren County Ambulance.