A 48-year-old Gowrie woman was killed Wednesday in a one-car accident in Webster County. The Iowa State Patrol identified the victim as Dena Rae Larson. The patrol reported that Larson was thrown from the vehicle which rolled several times after leaving the road at 310th Street, about two miles west of Garfield Avenue near Gowrie.
Larson was pronounced dead at the scene. The cause of the accident remains under investigation plus it’s not known when the accident happened. The patrol and Webster County Sheriff’s deputies arrived on the scene at about six yesterday morning. Larson’s body will be taken to the State Medical Examiner in Ankeny for an autopsy.