Fatal Accident in Ankeny

Police say one person has been killed and a child seriously injured in a crash in Ankeny that left a vehicle on its side between two trees.

Rescue crews responded to the crash Friday around noon. One person died and the child was flown by air ambulance to a Des Moines area hospital.

The driver reportedly lost control of the vehicle before it left the road and went into a ditch. The car ended up on its side, wedged between two trees.

Officials have not released the names of those involved and the crash remains under investigation.