A fatal car wreck occurred in Henry County yesterday morning, shortly after 8 a.m. Forty-one-year-old Bobby Ethan Mattocks of Wayland was killed in the crash when 68-year-old Dale Loving of New London failed to yield from a stop sign at the intersection of Highway 34 and Franklin Avenue and struck the Ford F-150 Mattocks was operating. The F-150 rolled and came to rest in the west ditch of Franklin Avenue. Loving was driving a 2009 Kenworth.
The accident is still under investigation. Iowa State Patrol was assisted at the scene by the Henry County Sheriff’s Office, Mt. Pleasant Police Department, DOT enforcement, and Henry County Ambulance, Fire and Rescue.