Death reported in Clay County single-vehicle accident

Death reported in Clay County single-vehicle accident

A Spencer man died in a single-vehicle accident reported early Wednesday morning in Clay County.

According to the Clay County Sheriff’s Department, at about 3:41 a.m. deputies were called to the 2300 mile of 420th Street for a reported injury accident.

Cole Millard, 23, was pronounced dead at the scene.


Deputies determined that the 1992 Chevrolet S10 Milard was driving had been traveling east when he lost control of the vehicle and entered the south ditch.

The vehicle rolled an unknown number of times, the report states, resulting in Millard being ejected.

The vehicle came to rest on its top.


The sheriff’s office was assisted by Dickens Fire and Rescue, Spencer Ambulance, Warner Funeral Home and Bud’s Service.


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