A Hayfield woman died in a one-vehicle accident west of Stewartville on Monday morning, Aug. 31. Tia Ehmke, 35, drove a 1990 Dodge Dakota pickup truck northbound on County Road 3 when her vehicle left the roadway at County Road 149 and hit a utility pole. Capt. Steve Denny of the Stewartville Fire Department said local firefighters and first responders were called to the accident scene at 6:26 that morning. Thirteen firefighters responded in a fire engine, an aerial truck and a tanker, he said. Denny said Ehmke's pickup was traveling at highway speed when it left the roadway. He said he's not sure what caused the accident, which occurred about 10 miles west of Stewartville... For more on this story pick up your copy of the Sept. 8 Stewartville STAR.