Thursday morning I-80 crash/Cass Co. — more details


June 9th, 2011 by Ric Hanson

The Cass County Sheriff’s Department has released additional information about a single-vehicle accident on Interstate 80 early this (Thursday) morning. As we told you during our earlier reports, the crash happened at around 2:50-a.m. on I-80, at the 72-mile marker, or about two-miles east of the Anita Exit.

Officials say a 1992 Buick Century owned and driven by 25-year old Dirk Mathias Reynolds, of Des Moines, was westbound on I-80 when he lost control of the car, and ran into a directional traffic device.

Mathias, and a passenger in his vehicle were transported to the Cass County Memorial Hospital in Atlantic by Anita Rescue. Damage to the vehicle is estimated at $4,500, while the traffic control device sustained $5,000 damage.

The accident remains under investigation.