Ashton Man Killed In Kansas Crash

A young man from northwest Iowa who was reported missing died in a traffic accident in Kansas.

Eighteen-year-old Jake Roos of Ashton was reported missing early Friday morning. He was driving to Stockton, Kansas to pick up a load of cattle. The pickup Roos was driving was discovered in a creek about four miles east of Phillipsburg, Kansas.

A crash report from the Kansas Highway Patrol shows Roos’ truck, which was pulling a trailer, crossed the center line on a highway, struck a guard rail and enter the creek. It’s believed the crash happened around 2 a.m. Friday. Roos was not wearing a seat belt.

(Story from Radio Iowa)