Winthrop Man Dies in Pickup Crash

A Winthrop man died in a pickup crash on Sunday night.

It happened in the 2600 block of 220th Street west of Winthrop around 6:30 pm. The Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office says 91-year old Donald Reck was traveling westbound when his pickup truck went off the road and entered the north ditch, striking an embankment and coming to rest in a creek bed.

Reck was removed from the vehicle by emergency personnel and transported to Buchanan County Health Center, where he was pronounced dead.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation.

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