News Telegraph

The name of a second individual killed in a crash in Pottawattamie County on Friday, Nov. 22 has been released.

Officials with the Pottawattamie County Sheriff’s office said Michael Bent, 17, of Council Bluffs was the second victim in the crash. The State Medical Examiner’s office will make the official identification later this week. Another vehicle involved in the accident which failed to stop has been located and the investigation into that involvement is on-going.

On Friday, Nov. 22, at about 1:23 p.m. deputies with the Pottawattamie County Sheriff’s office were dispatched to the area of Pioneer Trail and Humbolt Lane for a two-vehicle accident with injuries.

Upon arrival, deputies located a 2017 Ford F-350 and a 1998 Honda CRV involved in the accident. The Ford F-350 was being driven by Rollin Hansen, 46, from Council Bluffs. Hansen was eastbound on Pioneer Trail near the intersection with Humbolt Lane. The Honda CRV was westbound on Pioneer Trail near the intersection with Humbolt Lane.

The two vehicles collided near the intersection, causing both to travel into the south ditch and the Honda CRV to overturn.

Floyd Quick, 17, of Council Bluffs, also died in the accident.

The investigation indicates that speed was a factor and that another vehicle was involved and failed to stop. Individuals with information on this vehicle, should contact the Sheriff’s Office Traffic Investigations Division at (712) 890-2288.