Around 1 AM on the morning of September 14, the Wapello County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call of a single motor vehicle accident on Hwy 63 northeast of Ottumwa.
Upon arrival Deputies located a 1997 Isuzu Trooper in the median on its top. Deputies also located a single occupant in the vehicle that was identified as Leslie Palmer Lane Age 59 of Fairfield, IA. Lane was deceased at the scene.
Deputies were assisted by the ORMICS, Ottumwa Police Dept, Wapello Co Rural Fire, and Iowa State Patrol.