FATAL CRASH: Man Killed In West Des Moines

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Police have identified the man killed in an accident at the west mix master in West Des Moines Wednesday morning.

West Des Moines Police say the accident happened around 5:50 a.m. when a car left the roadway, crossed several lanes of traffic, and hit a concrete barrier. The lone occupant of the vehicle, 21-year-old Jeffrey Jones, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Jones lived in Earlham but was originally from Shellsburg.

The investigation into the crash continues but police say it is likely speed played a factor.