September 24, 2012
2600 mile of Reed Ave - At about 1211 pm on 9-24-12, Marshall County Sheriff's Deputies and emergency personnel responded to the 2600 mile of Reed Ave. ( Hwy 14, 2.5 miles south of Marshalltown ) regarding a report of a two-vehicle collision with injuries.
The accident appeared to involve a head-on collision between a southbound pickup truck and a northbound dump truck hauling gravel.
The driver, and only occupant of the dump truck, escaped with minor injuries, and was transported by paramedics to Marshalltown Medical & Surgical Center.
That driver was identified as Raymond Gould, age 72, of Marshalltown, IA. The driver, and only occupant of the pickup, was pronounced dead at the scene by medical staff. The victim was extricated from the pickup by fire rescue personnel. The victim has been identified as William H. Miller, age 51, of Laurel, IA.
The Iowa State Patrol was called to assist the investigation. Hwy 14 south of Marshalltown and north of County road E-63, was closed off for approximately 6 Â½ hours while investigators and HazMat officials cleared and cleaned the roadway. Both vehicles were considered total losses.
Agencies assisting at the scene included the Marshalltown, Haverhill and Laurel Fire Departments and First responders, Marshalltown Area Paramedics, the State Patrol, State Center Police, the State Department of Transportation, Des Moines Fire Department HazMat, Marshall County Emergency Management, the Department of Natural Resources, and the Marshall County Sheriff's Office.
The accident is yet under investigation by the Iowa State Patrol and the Marshall County Medical Examiner's Office.
No other information can be released at this time
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