Auto accident results in fatality

By Xiomara Levsen, The JOURNAL


A fatal car accident claimed the life of an Iowa City man Saturday morning.

At 12:56 a.m., a caller reported a vehicle had left the roadway in the 2600 block of Highway 22 and struck the entrance of a residence near Riverside with someone possibly trapped in the vehicle, according to the accident report. The vehicle had also rolled several times.

Riverside Fire, QRS, Washington County sheriff deputies and Washington County Ambulance were dispatched to the scene. The Washington County medical examiner and Yoder-Powell Funeral Home were also requested at the scene.

Jason Andrew Caylor, of Iowa City, was trapped in the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene of the accident by the medical examiner.

According to the accident report, weather is not believed to be a cause for the accident. The roads were reported to be clear and dry at the time by officials on scene.