STORY COUNTY— One person is dead after an early Saturday morning chase ended with a crash in Story County.
The Iowa State Patrol says the incident happened around 12:25 a.m. Saturday at the southbound Interstate 35 Exit 121 rest stop.
According to a preliminary crash report, a trooper initiated a traffic stop with an individual in a car that turned into a chase. The driver attempted to take Exit 121 and struck another vehicle that was parked.
The driver, identified as 41-year-old Whaitarkwoia Tomahn of Brooklyn Center, Minn., sustained fatal injuries.
31-year-old Dzhalal Akhmedov was in the parked vehicle, according to the crash report.
The Iowa State Patrol was assisted by the Story County Sheriff’s Office, Story City Fire Department, Story County Ambulance, Elmquist Towing and Life Flight.