Iowa State Patrol: Department of Public Safety
Minimal Crash Report:

 Case Number:  2012065286  Type:  Fatality  County:  51
 Crash Date:  12122012  Time:  2220
 Location:  OLD HWY 34 AND HEMLOCK
 
 Vehicle 1 Year:  2011  Make:  CHEV  Type:  CAMARO
 Towed By:  DICKS TOWING
 Driver Name:  DURFLINGER,MARTIN L  Age:  23
 City & State of Residence:  OTTUMWA, IOWA
 
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 Injury 1 Type:  Fatality
 Name:  DURFLINGER,MARTIN LEE  Age:  23
 City & State of Residence:  OTTUMWA, IA
 Seatbelt Use:  Yes  Life saved by Seatbelt:   
 Transported To:  JEFFERSON CO HOSPITA  Transported By:  AMBULANCE SERVICE
 
 Injury 2 Type:  Fatality
 Name:  ABEL,ROBBIE D  Age:  23
 City & State of Residence:  HEDRICK,IA
 Seatbelt Use:  No  Life saved by Seatbelt:   
 Transported To:  JEFFERSON CO HOSPITA  Transported By:  AMBULANCE SERVICE
 
 Injury 3 Type:  Fatality
 Name:  BLODGETT,HARRY R  Age:  21
 City & State of Residence:  BRIGHTON, IA
 Seatbelt Use:  No  Life saved by Seatbelt:   
 Transported To:  JEFFERSON CO HOSPITA  Transported By:  AMBULANCE SERVICE
 
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 Motor Carrier Info (IF Large truck is involved)
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 Summary:  
    VEHICLE WAS WESTBOUND AT A HIGH RATE OF SPEED ON OLD HWY 34 WHEN
THEY FAILED TO NEGOTIATE A CURVE, LOST CONTROL, STRUCK A LIGHT
POLE AND ROLLED NUMEROUS TIMES VEHICLE CAME TO REST IN THE
SOUTHBOUND DITCH EJECTING BOTH PASSENGERS AND TRAPPING THE
DRIVER INVESTIGATION CONTINUES
 
 Officer Name:  ISP 31 ANDERSON ISP 482 ISP 368 ISP 161  Post:  13
 Assisted By:  JEFFERSON CO LEC, JE



Any questions about this report may be directed to the following address:
Iowa State Patrol District 13 Office
1300 S Grand Ave
Mt Pleasant,IA 52641-1862
Phone: (319) 385-8715
Fax: (319) 385-2743