By Sam Parsons
A car accident in Davis County resulted in the death of an Ottumwa man on Saturday night.
Traffic records show that Reese Jones, 19, of Ottumwa, was actively fleeing law enforcement on a motorcycle southbound on Highway 63 when he entered the intersection of Highway 63 and Highway 2 at a high rate of speed and struck a stationary Ford F-150 pickup driven by 17-year-old Jason Rich of Ottumwa.
Jones was transported to Davis County Hospital and Clinics, where he was pronounced dead as a result of fatal injuries sustained in the accident. Rich was uninjured in the accident.
The Iowa State Patrol was assisted by the Wapello and Davis County Sheriff’s Departments in this accident.