Fisherman Dies In Freak Accident

HARTINGTON - A Yankton man has died after he was struck by a pickup Sunday afternoon at Gavins Point Dam in northwest Cedar County. County Sheriff Larry Koranda says the unoccupied pickup, parked along Training Dike Road,  rolled down an embankment and struck Edward Metter, 65,  while he was fishing along a river bank. He says Metter was transported to Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton following the 1:15 p.m. accident where he died from his injuries. The accident remains under investigation by the Cedar County Sheriff's Office, Nebraska Game and Parks and the Nebraska State Patrol. A Yankton County Search and Dive team assisted in recovering the pickup from the river.

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