Fatal Car Accident in Pottawattamie County
A woman was killed in an Iowa car accident Tuesday morning.
According to officials with the Pottawattamie County Sheriff’s Department, the fatal accident occurred shortly after 6:00 a.m. near Champion Lane, less than a half mile north of Highway 92 in rural Pottawattamie County. Police say 21 year-old Griswold resident Kayleen Amos was killed in the car accident.
According to the sheriff’s department accident report, Amos was traveling north on Contrail Avenue in a 2002 Ford F250 pickup truck when she lost control of the vehicle for unknown reasons. The pickup truck left the roadway, entered the west ditch, and rolled, eventually coming to rest on its top.
Pottawattamie County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Jim Matthai said Amos was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident. She was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, according to Matthai.
The accident remains under investigation.