The state patrol’s investigating an auto accident that claimed one life Sunday between Interstate-35 and Webster City. The victim’s identified as 36-year-old Donovan Darland of Clarion. His car was northbound on Highway 69 near Blairsburg when investigators say his car left the road at an intersection, went into the west ditch and came to rest in a cornfield. The Hamilton County Medical Examiner pronounced Darland dead at the scene.