Albia Man Dies in Two-Vehicle Collison


A Monroe County accident claimed the life of an Albia man last week.

According to the Iowa State Patrol at 2:45 PM on Friday, 22-year-old Cody Kosman was driving a pickup truck southbound on 655th Avenue.

Another pickup truck was traveling northbound on the street and following a vehicle that was creating gravel dust that resulted in low visibility.

The accident report states Kosman’s truck collided with the other pickup truck after entering the gravel dust.

Kosman was pronounced dead at the scene. The other motorist, identified as 26-year-old Jonathan Bedell of Albia was injured and transported to the Monroe County Hospital. Neither driver was wearing a seat belt according to the accident report.

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