Rollover Crash Kills Vinton Man

By Larry Burkum, KCRG-TV9

VINTON, Iowa — One person died after a car crash early Saturday morning in Benton County. The Benton County Sheriff’s office says the crash happened about 3 a.m. at 61st Street Lane (County Home Road) and 27th Avenue, about 3 miles east of Vinton.

Deputies say 22-year-old Lucas Mather of Vinton was driving when he lost control of the car, which went into a ditch and rolled onto its top.

They say an ambulance took a 23-year-old passenger to a hospital.

The crash still is under investigation.

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