One dead, one injured in Montour crash

One person was killed and another injured in an early morning crash in Tama County.

The one-vehicle accident occurred at approximately 2:30 a.m. when the car was eastbound on County Road E49 in Montour.

The name of the fatality is being withheld pending family notifications. Vernon Lasley, 21 of Tama, was taken to Marshalltown Medical & Surgical Center. His condition was unavailable at press time.

According to the Iowa State Patrol traffic report, Lasley was driving around a curve on the road when he lost control, entered a ditch and eventually crashed into a tree.

The accident remains under investigation.