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New Year begins with tragic crash in Marshall County

January 1, 2017

Green Mountain, IA - 2017 begins with tragedy as a young Grundy County man has lost his life following a crash early this morning.

January 1, 2017 at approximately 12:30 a.m. Marshall County Deputies and EMS were dispatched to a single-vehicle crash in the 1700 mile of Wallace Avenue in Green Mountain. First Responders arrived on scene and found a car involved in a rollover crash. The driver was the only occupant and had been partially ejected during the crash, sustaining serious injuries.

Green Mountain Fire and EMS, Marshalltown Fire Department, and CIH Ambulance worked to extricate and treat the driver at the scene. The driver was an 18-year-old male from Grundy County who was transported by ambulance to Central Iowa Healthcare and then transferred by air ambulance to a Des Moines hospital where he later died from his injuries.

The preliminary investigation at the scene indicates that the driver was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash. The investigation is ongoing and the name of the driver is being withheld pending notification of family.

About Marshall County Sheriff's Office
The Marshall County, Iowa Sheriff's Office is led by Sheriff Ted G. Kamatchus. Sheriff Kamatchus is committed to keeping communities and neighborhoods safe in Marshall County.

For additional information or a sample copy, contact:
Steve Hoffman, Chief Deputy
Marshall County Sheriff's Office
Fax 641-754-6325

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Traffic stop leads to a pursuit and fugitive apprehension.

October 20, 2021

Tuesday evening, October 19th, 2021, at approximately 7:40 P.M. a Marshall County Sheriff’s Deputy attempted to initiate a traffic stop while patrolling Highway 330 in the southwest portion of the county near the Harvester area that led to a vehicle pursuit.

Child Safety Seat Checkup Event

June 24, 2021

On Sunday, June 27 from 12:00PM to 4:00PM child passenger safety technicians with the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office and Marshalltown Police Department will be hosting a child seat safety checkup event at Fareway located at 102 W Anson St.  This event will be co-sponsored Fareway and Child Abuse Prevention Services of Marshalltown.  Technicians will be available to check child safety seats to make sure they properly fit the vehicle and child as well as ensuring correct and safe installation. They will also be checking seats to make sure they are not expired or recalled.   Techs will work with parents or caregivers to educate them on correct installation as well as offer tips to aid with proper installation.  They will also be able to answer general questions about child passenger safety.  This is a good opportunity to learn about different seat options and transitioning to different seats as your child grows and develops.  Informational handouts will be available for caregivers. 

Marshall County Sheriff’s Office to conduct special enforcement June 9 -12

June 8, 2021

Marshall County, Iowa – June 8th, 2021 – Father’s Day should be a time to celebrate, but it can also be one of the deadliest on the roads. The Marshall County Sheriff’s Office is joining Iowa’s statewide Traffic Fatality Reduction Task Force in an effort to reduce deaths on Iowa roadways. As part of that effort Marshall County Sheriff’s Office, will be conducting a special enforcement initiative geared toward reduction of impaired drivers leading into Father’s Day week.
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