RIPPEY — Townspeople were shocked and saddened Wednesday after a local man was killed when the all-terrain vehicle he was driving struck another vehicle.
The Iowa State Patrol (ISP) released details Wednesday evening of the two-vehicle accident that occurred about 3 p.m. at the corner of Second and Howard streets.
According to the ISP report, the victim, Keith Lavern Devilbiss, 78, of Rippey, was traveling west on Howard Street and failed to yield the right of way at the uncontrolled intersection of Second Street.
Devilbiss’ ATV struck the front driver’s side of a Ford F-150 truck driven by Nicholas Carter Rice, 18, of Rippey. Rice was traveling south on Second Street at the time of the collision.
The Iowa State Patrol, Greene County Sheriff’s office, Rippey First Responders, Rippey Volunteer Fire Department and Greene County EMS responded to the scene.