Fair
42°FFairFull Forecast

Osceola man dies in accident

Published: Monday, Jan. 13, 2014 10:46 a.m. CST • Updated: Monday, Jan. 13, 2014 3:07 p.m. CST

CHARITON — An Osceola man died after an accident 6:21 p.m. Jan. 10 on Highway 65 and the Chariton River bridge.

According to an Iowa State Patrol report, Ronald D. Woods, 75, of Osceola, was driving a 2010 Ford pickup with an attached fifth-wheel trailer north on Highway 65.

Woods lost control of of his vehicle because of the ice-covered bridge. The vehicle entered the west ditch and the passenger side struck a tree. Woods was not wearing a seat belt.

Woods was transported to Methodist Medical Center where he later died from his injuries. The accident is under investigation.

More News

Reader Poll

Thanksgiving is Thursday, Nov. 27. What's your favorite holiday pie?
Pumpkin
Apple
Pecan
Sweet potato
Other