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SUTHERLAND, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a man was pronounced dead at a hospital after being pulled from a creek in northwest Iowa.

Sutherland police say 41-year-old Daniel Wetherell was found underwater at the bottom of Murray Creek early Sunday morning. A vehicle was snagged on a guardrail nearby. Police say Wetherell was pronounced dead later at a Primghar hospital.

The accident is being investigated. Authorities say Wetherell was director of Sutherland’s General N.B. Baker Library.