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UPDATED: Alcohol possible factor in fatal accident

DUBUQUE (KWWL) -- The Dubuque County Sheriff's Department says speed and alcohol appear to be factors in a fatal car accident on Oakland Farms Road.

Emergency crews responded around 3 a.m. to a vehicle rollover. Four people were in the green 1995 Nissan Maxima when the driver, Milton Matson of Dubuque, lost control and drove into a ditch. The vehicle to rolled several times throwing two passengers, 20 year-old Toireasa Yunk and 23 year-old Timothey Hanten, from the car. 

Hanten died at the scene. Yunk, Matson and a third passenger, 21 year-old Alex Baumann, were taken to Finley Hospital. Baumann and Matson were treated and released. Yunk is in the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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