Fatal accident in Mahaska County
NEW SHARON, Iowa (KYOU) - Mahaska County Sheriff’s office says on Thursday, June 25th around 11:30 a.m. deputies came upon a single vehicle accident in the 1500 block of Highway 63 in rural New Sharon.
The sheriff’s office says the driver of a Ideal Ready Mix Inc cement truck had a rear tire blow out as he was traveling northound, authorities say that cause the driver to lose control, cross over to the soundbound lanes and enter the ditch. The vehicle then rolled over.
Authorities say the driver was identified as 51 year old Ray Fogle of Oskaloosa, Iowa. Mr. Fogle suffered life threatening injuries as a result of the accident. He was taken by medical helicopter to a Des Moines hospital where he later passed away from his injuries.
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