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

 Case Number:  2015021847  Type:  Fatality  County:  39
 Crash Date:  04222015  Time:  1911
 Location:  OAK AVE AT BRUSHY CREEK
 
 Vehicle 1 Year:  1997  Make:  CHEV  Type:  K1500
 Towed By:  WETZEL'S GUTHRIE CEN
 Driver Name:  ZACHARY MEACHAM  Age:  17
 City & State of Residence:  GUTHRIE CENTER,IA
 
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 Injury 1 Type:  Fatality
 Name:  ZACHARY MEACHAM  Age:  17
 City & State of Residence:  GUTHRIE CENTER,IA
 Seatbelt Use:  No  Life saved by Seatbelt:  No
 Transported To:     Transported By:  GUTHRIE CO ME
 
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 Motor Carrier Info (IF Large truck is involved)
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 Summary:  
    THE BRIDGE AT BRUSHY CREEK HAD BEEN REMOVED IN 2014 AND CLOSURE BARRICADES
WERE IN PLACE VEH 1 WAS NB ON OAK AVE FOR UNKNOWN REASON VEH 1 WENT THRU
THE BARRICADE AND DROVE OVER THE EDGE OF THE MISSING BRIDGE VEH 1 CRASHED
HEAD DOWN INTO THE CREEK BELOW AND CAME TO REST ON ITS TOP SUBMERGED IN
WATER A PASSENGER WAS ABLE TO ESCAPE AND RUN FOR HELP WHEN THE VEH WAS
TURNED OVER IT WAS DETERMINED THAT THE MALE DRIVER WAS DECEASED IN THE
 
 Officer Name:  ISP 73 TROOPER CUNNINGHAM  Post:  04
 Assisted By:  ISP472 141 GUTH CO S



Any questions about this report may be directed to the following address:
Iowa State Patrol District 04 Office
3710 Highway 30 E
Denison,IA 51442-7560
Phone: (712) 263-4621
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