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1 killed, another airlifted after ATV crash in north Iowa

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NEAR FOREST CITY, Iowa (KTTC) -- A Forest City man is dead and another was airlifted to the hospital after an ATV crash.

The crash happened around 10 p.m. on Monday. It took the life of 49-year-old Jon West, according to the Schott Funeral Home in Forest City.

The Iowa State Patrol said the ATV was going through a farm field west of Forest City in the area of 340th Street and 160th Avenue.

The ATV then went off a terrace and began to roll. West was ejected from the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene. It is unclear who was driving the ATV.

An emergency medical helicopter flew the second victim to MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center in Mason City. The State Patrol identified him as 23-year-old Terence West of Forest City.

His injuries are non-life threatening, according to the State Patrol.

The crash remains under investigation.

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