CLEAR LAKE, Iowa (FOX47) -- A woman died in Clear Lake after being hit by a tractor while she was sitting near a beach.
According to the Cerro Gordo County Sheriff's Office, an "unattended" tractor owned by the state of Iowa rolled down a hill toward the Clear Lake State Park Beach. This happened around 4 p.m. on Tuesday.
It struck and killed 21-year-old Mercedes Kohlhardt from Eau Claire.
Deputies said she died at the scene from her injuries.
The incident is still under investigation.