(RED OAK) A Red Oak man was killed in a single vehicle accident in Mills County this morning.
The Iowa State Patrol says 86-year-old Charles Phelps was killed in the accident the occurred at around 9:15 a.m. at Highway 34 and 370th Street.
According to the report, Phelps was driving a 2010 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup westbound on Highway 34 and for unknown reasons he drove off into the north ditch. The vehicle continued westbound in the ditch, entered a field and hit the eastbound ditch of 370th Street causing the vehicle to vault over 370th Street. Phelps’ vehicle came to rest in the west ditch.