A 79-year-old southwest Iowa man has died in an ATV accident. The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office said Charles Mumm, of Earling, died at the scene of the crash near Earling at 2222 Dogwood Road.
The accident happened at around 5:30 P.M. Monday. Mumm was found in a field near the residence, with the ATV nearby. An investigation determined he lost control of the machine in the field due to large washout ruts and possibly mechanical failure.
(Reporting by Ric Hanson, KJAN, Atlantic)