Ft. Dodge man dies in Labor Day crash

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AUDUBON COUNTY, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- A Fort Dodge man is dead following a single-vehicle crash Monday.

The Iowa State Patrol said it happened about 7:30 a.m. On Highway 71 just north of Brayton in Audubon County.

27-year-old Lucas Degen was southbound on Highway 71 and failed to negotiate a curve. The vehicle went off the road into the east ditch, rolled, and came to rest against trees.

Troopers said they believe speed and alcohol were factors in the crash.