April 16, 2014

Arrest made in fatal Marshalltown accident

An arrest has been made in a traffic accident that killed a man who was riding in a car early this morning in Marshalltown. The victim has been identified as 21-year old Gabriel Speas of Marshalltown, who was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, which occurred just before two a.m. on a Marshalltown street.

The driver of the vehicle, 21-year old Shiro Remeliik of Marshalltown, was treated and released at a Marshalltown hospital. Remeliik has been charged with vehicular homicide and is being held in the Marshall County Jail on $25,000 bond.

The acident remains under investigation.

By Mike Lindell, KFJB, Marshalltown