Iowa man found dead in crashed pickup

Iowa man found dead in crashed pickup

TREYNOR, Iowa (WOWT) – A 79-year-old Iowa man was found dead in a crashed pickup Tuesday morning.

Pottawattamie County deputies and Treynor Rescue personnel in Treynor, Iowa responded to a call of a vehicle hitting a home just after 8 a.m. The driver, Francis Symonds of Atlantic, Iowa, was found dead inside. Investigators said it is not yet determined if the accident caused his death.

The preliminary investigation shows Symonds was driving a white 2012 Chevy Silverado northbound on 300th Street. Symonds left the roadway traveled through three residential yards before striking a home. The homeowner was in the home at the time of the accident. No injuries were reported.

The cause of the accident is still under investigation.

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