A 48-year-old Hamburg, Iowa, man died Friday night in a one-vehicle rollover accident in Fremont County, Iowa, the State Patrol reported.
The patrol said the driver, James Dean Odell, was ejected from the vehicle, a Ford Explorer, and was killed. A passenger, 8-year-old Wyatt Bartles, also of Hamburg, was taken to Grape Community Hospital in Hamburg. A nurse declined to provide information on the boy’s condition.
The accident occurred when the Explorer, northbound on 330th Avenue north of 322nd Street, hit loose gravel and went into a ditch. The SUV rolled and struck a utility pole.
The accident occurred at 8:46 p.m., the patrol said.