Weekend accident under investigation


October 29th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

Sheriff’s officials in Cass County are investigating the circumstances surrounding a property damage accident that happened early Saturday morning, when a pickup struck a utility pole. Authorities report the Cass County Communication Center received a call at around 2:05 a.m.,  of a one-vehicle accident on 540th Street. When deputies arrived, the driver of a 2006 Chevy Silverado pickup, 45-year old Danny Leroy Lewis,  of Red Oak, was no where to be found.

Officials later learned he had walked away from the scene of the crash, and was transported by private vehicle to the Cass County Memorial Hospital for treatment of undisclosed injuries.