(Elk Horn) One person was killed in a rollover accident on Interstate 80 near the Elk Horn exist ramp this morning. The Iowa State Patrol says 53-year-old Larry Richard Mott, of Dallas Center died in the crash.
Iowa State Patrol Trooper Kyle Mass the crash occurred at around 5:45 a.m. in the westbound lane near the 56.5 mile marker.
Trooper Mass told KSOM/KS95 news that the vehicle was traveling westbound on I-80 when for some unknown reason, the driver lost control of the vehicle that left the roadway and entered the north ditch at the 56.6 mile marker. Trooper Mass says the vehicle went end over end and rolled several times ejecting the driver, who was not wearing a seatbelt. The vehicle came to rest on its’ top.
The Iowa State Patrol was assisted by Atlantic Fire and Rescue and Medivac Ambulance.
April 2, 2013