Victim In Fatal Crash Near Shellsburg Identified

By Lee Hermiston, Reporter

BENTON COUNTY, Iowa - The Benton County Sheriff's Office has identified the Shellsburg man killed in a single-vehicle crash Monday morning.

The man has been identified as 34-year-old Christopher Lee Benesh.

Police said Benesh was southbound on 32nd Avenue south of Shellsburg at 6:30 a.m. Monday when he left the roadway on a curve and hit an embankment. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation by the sheriff's office.
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