UPDATE: Victims identified after tubing accident on the
June 8, 2020
KWWL News, Cedar Rapids, IA
UPDATE: The Fayette County Sheriff's Office has identified
the two victims as Sharon Kahn, 64 and Vicki K. Hodge, 44, both of West Union. The
sheriff's office says the two women went over the dam near Clermont on the
Turkey River. Despite lifesaving efforts, both women were taken to Palmer
Hospital in West Union and were pronounced dead.
Deputies were assisted by Clermont Fire and E.M.S., Elgin
Fire and E.M.S., Tristate Ambulance, Gundersen Air Ambulance, The Iowa
Department of Natural Resources, and The Iowa State Patrol.