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Spirit Lake man dies in car crash

SIBLEY, Iowa -- Robert Dean Graves, 74, of Spirit Lake, Iowa, was pronounced dead at the Osceola Community Hospital Wednesday morning following a one-vehicle accident, according to information released by the Osceola County Sheriff's Office.

The sheriff's office received a 911 call at 10:07 a.m. reporting the crash between Starling and Taft avenues on Iowa 9 near Ocheyedan, Iowa.

The vehicle, a 2011 Prius, was westbound and ended up partially submerged in the creek in the south ditch.

Graves was transported to the hospital in Sibley, where he was pronounced dead.

The Osceola County Sheriff's Office was assisted by the Ocheyedan and Sibley Ambulances and the Ocheyedan Fire Department.

The accident is still under investigation.