A two-vehicle accident at the intersection of County roads C-38 and L-51 four miles west of Cherokee caused fatal injuries for one of the drivers about 10 a.m. Tuesday.
Investigating Cherokee County Sheriff's officers reported that Andrew Ryan Millikan, 24, of Meriden, was westbound on C-38 when his straight truck collided with a southbound pickup truck driven by Merle Raymond Loftis, 69, of Le Mars.
Authorities said Loftis died of injuries sustained in the crash.
Millikan was taken by ambulance to the Cherokee Regional Medical Center with unreported injuries.
The Cherokee County Sheriff's Department was assisted at the scene by the Iowa State Patrol, CRMC, Cherokee Haz-Mat, Meriden Fire Department, Cleghorn Fire Department, Cherokee Fire & Rescue, Cherokee County Roads Department, Iowa Motor Vehicle Enforcement, Lundell Construction, and High Country Towing.
The investigatioin continues, according to the Cherokee County Sheriff's Department.