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Pleasantville Man Dead After Accident North of Runnells

Posted: Thursday, September 29th, 2011 at 6:30 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS News-Aaron Gernes

A Pleasantville man is dead as a result of an accident early yesterday morning north of Runnells. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office says 21-year old James Calhoun was driving south on SE 116th when his vehicle crossed over the center line and collided head-on with a Chevy Blazer driven by Kimberly Cooper of Runnells. The accident occurred at approximately 4:10 yesterday morning. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office says that Calhoun died at the scene of the accident. Cooper was flown to a Des Moines hospital via air ambulance. The Mitchellville PD and Runnels Fire and Rescue also responded to the scene.