Two Marshalltown Men Die In Separate Crashes Three Hours Apart
Two men died Tuesday in separate traffic accidents that occurred less than three hours apart in Marshall County.
The Iowa State Patrol identified the victims as 72-year-old Terry Stubbs and 59-year-old John St. Clair, both of Marshalltown.
According to a crash report, Stubbs was killed when he lost control of his westbound motorcycle on U.S. Highway 30 east of Marshalltown. Authorities said the accident happened around 5:30 PM after Stubbs passed several vehicles. While moving back into the right lane, he went onto the gravel shoulder, lost control of the motorcycle and crashed.
Stubbs was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
St. Clair was killed in a single-vehicle crash southwest of Marshalltown just before 8:30 PM.
The Iowa State Patrol said St. Clair died when he failed to negotiate a curve on gravel road in rural Marshall County. The pickup truck he was driving rolled several times, and came to rest on its top in a farm field.
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