A Boone man was found in a ditch after an apparent single-vehicle crash in the early morning of Saturday, July 19th. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call around 1:00 AM at the intersection of NW 158th Avenue and NW Madrid Drive. Police found Steven Patrick Reetz, 51, in a ditch with the motorcycle he had been driving. Apparently he had been driving north on NW Madrid Drive when he hit a street sign, propelling him into the ditch. Mr. Reetz was transported to Mercy medical Center in Des Moines, where he was pronounced dead.