By BH Media Service Staff. From The Daily Nonpareil. Originally posted: September 1, 2015.  Original Article.


A 10-year-old boy died as a result of a four-wheeler accident that occurred Sunday evening.

The Crawford County Sheriff’s Office said it responded at approximately 7:53 p.m. to an accident that occurred at 2806 240th Street in rural Crawford County. As a result of the accident, Devon Auen, of rural Denison, was later pronounced dead at Crawford County Memorial Hospital.

Sheriff James Steinkuehler said Auen was operating a four-wheeler and was alone at the time. The four-wheeler was being operated on pasture ground just above a creek line, he said.

Auen was transported to the hospital by CCMH ambulance.

The accident is under investigation by the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office with assistance from the Iowa State Patrol.