A 31-year veteran of the Ottumwa Police Department and former state legislator died in a car accident today. Liuetenant Mike McDounnough of the Ottumwa Police Department says Sergeant Galen Davis died from injuries he recieved in an accident on Highway 21 near the intersection with Highway 92 in Keokuk County. Other details of the accident have not been released. Davis joined the Ottumwa department in June of 1974. He also served two terms in the Iowa House of Representatives in 1999 and 2000.