A 23-year-old man was taken by helicopter to the hospital after an ATV wreck Sunday in Washington County. According to the Iowa State Patrol, at 9:38 a.m. on Highway 1 about one mile north of Brighton, Ryan Dale Schultz of Kettering, Ohio, was operating the all terrain vehicle when the wreck occurred. He was southbound on the west shoulder of the highway when the front rack on the ATV became separated and struck him, Schultz lost control of the ATV. Schultz was ejected as the vehicle rolled.

Washington County Ambulance transported him to the Washington County hospital, from there Schultz was taken by Air Care to the University of Iowa hospital. Brighton QRS, Brighton Fire Department, Washington County sheriff’s personnel and Washington County Ambulance assisted at the scene.