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One dead after accident in Cherokee County – KTIV

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CHEROKEE COUNTY, Iowa (KTIV)- Shortly after 9 a.m. Saturday morning, the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Department responded to a one-vehicle accident on Hwy 977 east of Cherokee.

Upon investigation, officials say that the driver, 68-year-old Larry Weede of Cherokee, was Eastbound on Hwy 977.


Officials say Weede lost control of his vehicle due to slick road conditions, struck a guardrail, and entered the south ditch overturning.

As a result of the accident, Larry Weede died from his injuries at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center.

Other passengers in the vehicle include; Dianna Weede who suffered serious incapacitating injuries, Brennan Weede and two minor passengers who suffered possible injuries.

The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Department was assisted by the Cherokee Police Department and the Iowa State Patrol.

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