An Independence man has died in a one-vehicle accident in rural Fayette County.

It happened at about 5:30pm Sunday (Oct. 29), in the area of "R" Avenue, just south of 50th Street, northwest of Oelwein.

A sport utility vehicle driven by 37 year old Seth Siebert, left the road and rolled. Siebert was ejected, and sustained major injuries.

He was initially taken to Mercy Hospital in Oelwein, then later transferred to University Hospitals in Iowa City, where he died from his injuries.

The 2007 GMC Sierra was totaled.

The accident was investigated by the Fayette County Sheriff's Office, with assistance from the Oelwein Police Department, Oelwein Fire Department, and Oelwein Ambulance.

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