Tire Failure Causes Fatal I-35 Crash in Story County

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STORY COUNTY, Iowa – An accident on I-35 in Story County has claimed the life of a Minnesota man.

The accident happened at mile marker 120 just after 8:00 Tuesday morning. The Iowa State Patrol says a Chevy Suburban traveling southbound went into the ditch after suffering a tire failure.

The Suburban rolled several times and the driver, 28-year-old Julian Delgado Alonso of Eden Prairie, Minnesota died after being ejected from the vehicle.

Passengers Fidel Gutierrez Landin and Marco Antonio Dominguez Ojeda, both of Minneapolis, were transported to an Ames hospital. Their conditions are not known at this time.