Man dead after weekend car accident

Man dead after weekend car accident

A man is dead after a car accident early Sunday morning in O'Brien County.

The Sutherland Police Department says it responded to a crash on East Birch Street just after 3 AM on Sunday, and found a car caught in a guardrail over a creek.

The driver ,41- year- old, Daniel Wetherell, the director of the Sutherland library was found underwater in the creek.

Police pulled him out and began CPR but he was pronounced dead at a hospital in Paullina.

Foul play is not suspected in his death but the police say their investigation is continuing tonight.

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