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August 18, 2013

22-year-old dies after Sunday morning accident

UNIONVILLE, Ia. —

A Centerville man died after being ejected from a truck on Highway T61 northeast of the 331st Avenue intersection.
 
The minimal crash report filed by the Iowa State Patrol says the crash is still under investigation but that the vehicle was southbound on Highway T61 when the driver lost control of the vehicle and entered the east ditch when it began to roll. The driver was ejected from the vehicle as the truck landed on it's top.
 
Stephen Nicolas Tibbals, 22, of Centerville, was listed as deceased from the accident.
 
The vehicle was a 1997 Chevrolet truck. The report states the crash occurred at 2 a.m. on Sunday.
 
Tibbals, according to the report, was transported by Mercy Ambulance to Thomas Funeral Home in Centerville. The report states Tibbals was not wearing a seatbelt.
 
 
 Case Number:  2013045972  Type:  Fatality  County:  04
 Crash Date:  08182013  Time:  0200
 Location:  HWY T61 NE OF 331ST AVE
 
 Vehicle 1 Year:  1997  Make:  CHEVROLET  Type:  TRUCK
 Towed By:  BRATZ - CENTERVILLE
 Driver Name:  STEPHEN NICOLAS TIBBALS  Age:  22
 City & State of Residence:  CENTERVILLE,IA
 
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 Injury 1 Type:  Fatality
 Name:  STEPHEN NICOLAS TIBBALS  Age:  22
 City & State of Residence:  CENTERVILLE,IA
 Seatbelt Use:  No  Life saved by Seatbelt:   
 Transported To:  THOMAS FUNERAL HOME  Transported By:  MERCY AMBULANCE
 
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 Summary:  
    VEH 1 WAS SB ON T61, VEHICLE LOST CONTROL AND ENTERED THE EAST

DITCH, BEGAN TO ROLL, DRIVER WAS EJECTED AND VEHICLE LANDED ON

ITS TOP, FACING EB ON A CULVERT

CURRENTLY UNDER INVESTIGATION
 
 Officer Name:  ISP 89 CLAYTON DANIELS  Post:  02
 Assisted By:  APPANOOSE COUNTY SO

 

 

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