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Accident claims life of Ainsworth man

By David Hotle | Mar 14, 2017


AINSWORTH — An Ainsworth man was killed Monday morning when a vehicle he was driving left the roadway on Vine Avenue north of G36 in Washington.

The Iowa State Patrol reports Clint Norris, 38, of Ainsworth, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.

According to the Washington County call log, at about 8:51 a.m. Monday, a caller reported a single vehicle accident and that the occupant of the vehicle appeared to be deceased. Washington Sheriff’s deputies, Washington County Ambulance, Ainsworth Fire and QRS, Washington County Rescue and the Iowa State Patrol responded.

The medical examiner and Jones & Eden Funeral Home also responded.

The Iowa State Patrol said that a 2013 Cadillac XTS driven by Norris was traveling northbound on Vine Avenue north of G36 when it entered the east ditch and struck the creek, coming to rest in the creek.

According to the report, Norris was not wearing a seat belt.

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