(Update 9:40-a.m.) Crash in Irwin claims the life of an Exira man


January 20th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

In an update to a story we first posted on KJAN.com early this (Friday) morning, and told you about during our newscasts, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office says an Exira man died in a crash Thursday night, in Irwin. Officials say 21-year old Gary Davis, of Exira died, after the car he was driving went out of control on a curve and traveled into a ditch before coming to rest on its top.

The accident happened at around 11:50-p.m., as Davis was traveling north on Shelby County Road M-47 in the City of Irwin. Crews from Irwin Fire and Rescue responded to the scene and extricated Davis from his 2008 Pontiac G-6. The Shelby County Medical Examiner was called to the scene as well, and determined the man was deceased. The accident remains under investigation.