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Authorities Release Name Of Man Killed Wednesday On Hwy 71 In Buena Vista County

Sat 1-5-2019

(Storm Lake)-- The names of those involved in a two-vehicle fatality accident on Highway 71 near Rembrandt on Wednesday morning have been released.


41-year-old Christopher Allen Peek of Des Moines was killed in the accident. Peek was the only occupant in a pickup that was traveling south on Highway 71, south of 470th Street, when it collided with a northbound semi driven by 64-year-old Ronald Duane Griffin of Tipton. Griffin received minor injuries and was treated at the scene.


The Buena Vista County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene, along with the Rembrandt Fire Department, Sioux Rapids Fire Department, Sioux Rapids Ambulance, Buena Vista Regional Medical Center Ambulance, Iowa State Patrol, and D-O-T Motor Vehicle Enforcement.