A weekend traffic accident in Bremer County has taken the life of a young Hawkeye man.

The Bremer County Sheriff was notified at about 5:30am Saturday (April 3), of an accident near the intersection of 160th Street and "Y" Avenue, south of Sumner.

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A car driven by 18 year old Carter Cannon of Hawkeye was headed north on "Y" Avenue, when his car left the road, struck a culvert, landed on it's top, and caught fire.

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Cannon was the only occupant of the car; he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Bremer County Sheriff was assisted by the Sumner Fire Department, Bremer County Medical Examiner, Bremer County Emergency Management, Becker Milnes funeral home, Del's Auto Repair, the Bremer County Highway Department, and the Iowa Office of the State Medical examiner.


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