North Liberty Woman Dies in Accident


The Marshall County Sheriff’s Department is investigating an accident that resulted in a fatality Wednesday night.

According to police, Melissa Newcomb, 29 of North Liberty, was southbound on Tamarack Road and approached 4B Road when she entered the intersection without stopping. Her vehicle left the roadway and struck a concrete pillar.

The Polk Township Fire Department extricated her from the vehicle and was transported to St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Plymouth where she later died.

Toxicology test results are pending through the Marshall County Coroner. The accident is still under investigation.