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UPDATE: Police identify man who died after car crashes into a utility pole


Sioux City Police said 72-year-old Raymond Nelson of Jackson, Nebraska was involved in a crash in Sioux City Sunday afternoon.

Police said Nelson's pickup truck struck a vehicle in the 3300 block of Pierce Street then hit a utility pole on 36th Street.

Sioux City Police said Nelson was an elderly man who had what they call a "medical event" while driving.

He was transported to UnityPoint Health-St. Luke's where he was pronounced dead.

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A single motor vehicle accident near 36th and Jones Street partially dislodged an electrical pole Sunday afternoon.

The Sioux City Police Department says the man hit several cars before crashing into the pole.

Officials say the driver is an elderly man.

Officials say the man was transferred to Unity Point - Health St. Luke's.

Officials say the man had a "medical event" while driving the vehicle. 

Officials say Mid-American Energy sheared off the pole and are working to replace it through the night. 

36th Street between Jackson Street and Jones Street will remain closed until work is complete. 

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