Auto accident near here reportedly claims life


An auto accident two or three miles west of Galva this afternoon has reportedly claimed the life of at least one person.

As of 4:30 p.m. today, the Henry County Sheriff's Office had not released any details about the accident, which occurred on Route 34 about 1:15 p.m. Early unofficial reports said the accident was a head-on collision between two vehicles.

An unofficial report from someone close to the situation late this afternoon said a fatality had occurred. No further details were available as of 4:30.

The sheriff's office told the Galva News about 3:30 p.m. it would issue a press release as soon as one became available.