A 61-year-old Ames man was killed Monday afternoon in a one-vehicle accident in rural Boone County. The Boone County Sheriff’s Department identified the victim as Joel K. Martin.
The accident happened north of Boone at the junction of 110th Street and Q Avenue. Reportedly Martin lost control of the 2007 Jeep Wrangler he was driving and drove off to the south side of the roadway where it rolled several times. Martin was taken by ambulance to the Boone County Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
By Pat Powers, KQWC, Webster City