One killed in Hamilton County crash

WEBSTER CITY — One man was killed Friday morning when his vehicle went off a road and struck a culvert abutment in Hamilton County.

The Iowa State Patrol identified the man as Jose R. Martinez, 29, of Belmond.

Troopers reported that he was thrown from his vehicle even though he was wearing a seatbelt.

The crash happened at 8:40 a.m. on 190th Street west of White Fox Road, according to the Iowa State Patrol.

Martinez was driving a 2010 Dodge on 190th Street when he lost control, and the vehicle skidded into a cement culvert abutment in a ditch.

Hamilton County sheriff’s deputies, the Webster City Fire Department and paramedics from Van Diest Medical Center responded along with the State Patrol.


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