Darl Mendenhall was fatally injured in an accident south of Knoxville involving a minivan and a tractor early Saturday morning. The accident happened around 6:00 a.m. near 1385 Quebec in Marion County. Fog may have been a factor in the accident.
Mendenhall was transported by ambulance to Knoxville Hospital and Clinics where he passed away due to injuries sustained in the accident. The Marion County Sheriff’s Office, Iowa State Patrol, Columbia Rescue, Indiana Township, and Knoxville City Fire & Rescue all responded to the accident. The accident is being investigated by the Iowa State Patrol. KNIA/KRLS News will bring you more information as soon as it becomes official.