Single Car Accident Results in One Fatality West of North Bend

FREMONT – In the overnight hours last Friday, a rollover accident claimed one local man’s life.

Dodge County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the single vehicle accident on Highway 30 near County Road 2, about five miles west of North Bend, around 12:30AM on Friday, February 8th. The North Bend Fire & Rescue department also responded to the scene of the accident. Officials investigated the scene and found a 2004 Hyundai Santa Fe had gone off the road.

The Santa Fe was driven by a 31 year old Columbus man, Jacob W. Schamp. Schamp was not wearing a seatbelt and he was ejected from the vehicle during the rollover. Officials pronounced Schamp dead at the scene.

Speed is considered a factor, and the incident remains under investigation.