According to the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Department, 17-year-old Hunter Origer of West Bend was northbound on county road P19, about a half-mile south of Highway 15. His car left the roadway as it entered a curve.
Origer was ejected as the car rolled. A nearby resident found Origer and called 911. He was transported to Kossuth Regional Health Center in Algona where he later died of his injuries. The accident remains under investigation.
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By Brian Wilson, KLGA, Algona
(Note: this story was corrected: the accident was Wedesday.)