The Ottumwa Courier

August 19, 2013

Centerville man ejected, killed in accident


Ottumwa Courier

---- — CENTERVILLE — A Centerville man was killed when he was ejected from his truck on a county highway this weekend.

At approximately 2 a.m. Sunday, Stephen Nicolas Tibbals, 22, of Centerville, was southbound on County Highway T-61 northeast of 331st Avenue near Centerville when his 1997 Chevrolet truck lost control and entered the east ditch.

When the truck began to roll, Tibbals was ejected and the truck finally landed on its top.

Tibbals was not wearing a seat belt.

The accident remains under investigation.