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FATAL TRAFFIC CRASH VICTIM IDENTIFIED

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UPDATE 3:25P 7/17/17 BY WOODY GOTTBURG

AUTHORITIES HAVE IDENTIFIED THE VICTIM OF A ONE VEHICLE ACCIDENT ON THE CITY’S NORTHSIDE SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

SIOUX CITY POLICE SAY 72 YEAR OLD RAYMOND NELSON OF JACKSON, NEBRASKA WAS THE DRIVER OF A TRUCK THAT FIRST HIT A VEHICLE IN THE 3300 BLOCK OF PIERCE STREET AND LATER CRASHED INTO A UTILITY POLE AND RETAINING WALL IN THE 700 BLOCK OF 36TH STREET.

POLICE SAY NELSON APPEARED TO HAVE SUFFERED A MEDICAL EVENT THAT RESULTED IN THE ACCIDENT.

NELSON WAS TRANSPORTED TO UNITY POINT/ST. LUKE’S HOSPITAL WHERE HE WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD.

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ONE MAN IS DEAD FOLLOWING A ONE VEHICLE ACCIDENT ON THE CITY’S NORTHSIDE SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

SIOUX CITY POLICE SAY THE DRIVER OF A TRUCK HIT A VEHICLE IN THE 3300 BLOCK OF PIERCE AND CRASHED INTO A UTILITY POLE AND RETAINING WALL IN THE 700 BLOCK OF 36TH STREET.

POLICE SAY THE DRIVER OF THE TRUCK APPEARED TO HAVE SUFFERED A MEDICAL EVENT.

THE DRIVER WAS TRANSPORTED TO UNITY POINT/ST. LUKE’S HOSPITAL WHERE HE WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD.

THE NAME OF THE VICTIM HAS NOT BEEN RELEASED.