UPDATE: Grimes teen dies after Lake Panorama kayak accident

Ashton Maier, 19, of Grimes died Saturday after a kayaking accident at Lake Panorama.

PANORA — A Grimes man died Saturday after drowning in Lake Panorama.

Ashton Maier, 19, was resuscitated by medics at the lake about 10 a.m. Saturday after a kayaking accident, according to law enforcement officials. He later succumbed to his injuries.

No further details of the incident have been released.

A Guthrie County Sheriff’s Deputy said the Guthrie County EMS, Panora Volunteer Fire Department and Panora First Responders responded to the scene. He said a┬ástatement would be forthcoming from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.

A YouCaring page has been started by Heidi Washington to help with Maier’s funeral expenses.

ThePerryNews.com will update this story as information becomes available.


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