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ATV accident claims life of Forest City man

ATV accident claims life of Forest City man

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A 49-year-old man from Forest City has died after the all-terrain vehicle he was in rolled.

John Eugene West, 49, was in the ATV that was traveling through a field near 340th Street and 160th Avenue west of Forest City around 10 p.m. Monday when the ATV went off a terrace and rolled, according to a press release by the Iowa State Patrol.

West was thrown from the ATV, while 23-year-old Terence Jacob West, also of Forest City and the second occupant, remained in it. The younger West was transported by Air Care to MercyOne North Iowa with non-life threatening injuries.

It is unclear who was driving the ATV, according to the state patrol and the accident remains under investigation.



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