The Iowa State Patrol investigated an accident early Saturday morning at the 121 southbound exit to Interstate 35 in rural Story County that claimed the life of a motorist. A state patrol trooper initiated a traffic stop with the driver of a 1997 Toyota Avalon. A pursuit then started.
The driver of the Avalon crashed while attempting to take the exit striking a parked 2016 Volvo semi at a rest area. The driver died of injuries. The name of the driver has not been released.
(By Pat Powers, KQWC, Webster City)