Tuesday Morning Single Vehicle Accident on 34

On 04/02/24, at 5:09am, the Mount Pleasant Police Department, Henry County Sheriffs Office, and Henry County Health Center Emergency Medical Services were notified of a Motor Vehicle Accident with the vehicle in the ditch near mile marker 238 off the westbound lanes of Highway 34. Once on scene it was observed the vehicle was occupied and there were 3 small dogs in the vehicle.

The subject in the vehicle was identified as Ann Kelly of Clinton, Iowa. Ann was assessed by HCHC EMS on scene and later released on scene.

Upon investigation it was determined that Ann was traveling westbound on highway 34, entered the ditch, struck a utility pole, a tree, and came to rest in the ditch several yards away from original entry. Upon further investigation, Ann had a revoked Iowa Drivers License.

Ann was taken into custody after release from medical assessment and was transported to the Henry County Jail where she was charged with Driving While Revoked a Serious Misdemeanor, Reckless, Operate Without Ignition Interlock Device a simple misdemeanor,  Failure to Maintain Control.

The vehicle was considered totaled with over $2500 worth of damage. The 3 dogs were unharmed.

The Mount Pleasant Police Department was assisted by the Henry County Sheriffs Office, HCHC EMS, and Breuers Towing and Recovery Service.