HAMPTON — One man is dead after a single vehicle accident east of Hampton this week.

32-year-old David Hofer of Hampton on Tuesday night was traveling eastbound on State Highway 3 near Quail Avenue when he lost control of his vehicle, left the roadway, entered the south ditch and struck a tree. Hofer was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.

The accident was investigated by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department with the assistance of the Iowa State Patrol.