Slick road sends truck into tree, injuring three

Icy roads were the cause of a pickup accident Saturday morning that sent three people to the hospital, according to the Buena Vista County Sheriff’s Office.

Mireya Rodriguez-Placido, 40, of Cherokee, was driving east on C49 from M36 at 10:39 a.m. when she lost control of her vehicle.

The pickup entered the north ditch and collided head-on with a tree.

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