UPDATE: River crash claims life of Woodbury native, 21
A Woodbury woman was killed early New Year’s Day after her vehicle crashed into the Mississippi River in La Crosse, Wis.
Police on Thursday identified the woman as Ellen Marie Ahmann, a 21-year-old who was attending Winona State University. La Crosse Police Sgt. Randy Rank said Ahmann was working part-time in La Crosse at a tavern.
According to a news release, police and firefighters were called at 1:27 a.m. for a possible vehicle in the river.