Nine-Year-Old Dies in Buchanan County Accident

A Nine-year-old has died after an accident just after midnight Sunday in Buchanan County.

The accident happened on Baxter Avenue in approximately the 1500 block, north of Jesup.  According to the preliminary investigation, a 2007 Dodge Charger operated by 35 year old Robyn Reaves of Oelwein, was traveling along Baxter Avenue when she lost control of the vehicle, entered the ditch and struck a culvert.  9-year-old Ace Reaves died as a result of injuries sustained in the accident.  A six-year-old passenger, Lyker Reaves was transported by air ambulance the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City with unspecified injuries.  Robyn Reaves was also transported from the scene to Allen Hospital in Waterloo with unspecified injuries.

The crash remains under investigation by the Iowa State Patrol and Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office.  The Jesup Police Department, Independence Police Department, Fairbank Fire Department, Fairbank Ambulance, Jesup Ambulance and Black Hawk County Sheriff’s Office assisted at the scene.

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