Fort Madison man killed in county mishap

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG
PCC EDITOR

LEE COUNTY –  A Fort Madison man was killed Monday when the truck he was driving struck a culvert and rolled.

The incident happened Monday afternoon near County Road J48 and 315th Avenue.  The driver, Hoyt F. Grossman, 33, of Fort Madison was headed east bound when his truck veered off the right hand side of the road. According to deputies, Grossman apparently tried to overcorrect causing the vehicle to exit the left hand side of the roadway and flip before hitting the culvert coming to rest on it’s top.

Weber said deputies at the scene indicated that it didn’t appear that Grossman was wearing his seatbelt. Weber said an official statement will be released on Tuesday.

 

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