Single-vehicle accident claims life of Decorah man

The Allamakee County Sheriff's Department received a report of a single-vehicle accident on State Highway 76 at around 1:30 p.m. Sunday, August 16. The Sheriff's Department reported that Mark Werden of Decorah, age 63, was traveling west on Highway 76 when his vehicle left the roadway, entered the ditch and then crossed the roadway to the opposite ditch before rolling over and coming to rest on its wheels. Werden, the only occupant of the vehicle, was pronounced dead at the scene. The accident remains under investigation.