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Remsen Teen Dies In Car Accident On Saturday

Remsen, Iowa — A Remsen teen has died in a car accident on Saturday.

The Iowa State Patrol reports that 17-year-old Matthew Gerrietts had been driving an SUV at Polk Avenue and 190th Street, about 2:30 Saturday afternoon when he lost control of the vehicle, and it rolled several times.

Gerrietts was thrown from the vehilce. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Two passengers in the vehicle, 16-year-old Mindy Gerrietts and 15-year-old Phillip Renken were transported to Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars.

Remsen Fire And Ambulance assisted at the scene.

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