According to the Kossuth County Sheriff’s Department, an ambulance was requested at a construction site near Lakota around 2:20 p.m. Wednesday. When law enforcement and medical personnel arrived, 51-year-old Lee Gruver of Daisetta, Texas was found dead at the scene.
When it was determined a motor vehicle was involved in the incident, the investigation was turned over to the Iowa State Patrol and the Iowa Department of Transportation.
According to a spokesman for the Iowa State Patrol, the accident happened on private property.
(By Brian Wilson, KLGA, Algona)