Mitchelville, IA – Joshua Haman Fatally Hit by Truck at IA-163 & NE 108th StDes Moines Accident News
Mitchelville, IA (June 1, 2021) – On Tuesday, May 26, a Pella man was killed after being hit by a truck in the Mitchelville area.
The deadly accident reportedly occurred at the intersection of IA-163 and NE 108th Street. At around 5 a.m. that morning, 36-year-old Joshua Haman of Pella was traveling in a car when he overturned into a ditch. Haman’s vehicle was later found by authorities, but the driver was not present.
Nearly five hours later, Haman reportedly exited an overgrown ditch off of IA-163 where he was hit by a garbage truck. The victim sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. The operator of the truck was reportedly unable to avoid the deadly accident.
An ongoing investigation into the fatal crash is in progress.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Joshua Haman at this time.
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