Monroe County - The Iowa State Patrol responded to a crash shortly before 4 p.m. on Wednesday on Highway 34 between 197th Trail and 595th Ave. in Monroe County.

According to the accident report, 30-year old Justin Gunter of Albia was driving a truck and traveling eastbound and 58-year old Steven Chamberlain of Chariton was driving a semi and was traveling westbound. Gunter’s vehicle crossed the center line and struck Chamberlain’s driver's side of the vehicle causing both vehicles to roll.


Gunter was pronounced dead at the scene and a passenger in Gunter's vehicle, 37-year old Tyler Kipfer of Albia was life-flighted. Chamberlain was uninjured.