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Apr 06

West Bend Teen Dies as Result of Rollover in Humboldt County

By: Nathan Bloechl (nathanb@977thebolt.com)

Humboldt, Iowa –  A single vehicle roll-over accident on Wednesday has resulted in the death of a West Bend teen, according to the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office.

The driver, Hunter J. Origer, 17 of West Bend, was injured in the accident on Humboldt County road P-19 approximately 1/2 mile south of Iowa Highway 15.

Origer was transported by ambulance to Kossuth Regional Medical Center where he later died of his injuries.

According to the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office, preliminary results indicated around 9:00 p.m., Origer was driving northbound on P-19 when his vehicle left the roadway and entered the ditch, rolling then coming to a stop.

Origer was ejected from his vehicle and found by a nearby resident who dialed 911.

The accident is currently still under investigation.