Vehicle fully submerged, remains identified

SIOUX CITY, Iowa -- Police in Sioux City have identified the remains recovered from a truck that went in the Missouri River over the weekend. 

Sioux City Police say the remains have been identified as 69-year-old Gerald Reed of Smithland, Iowa. 

Police say on Saturday they got a report of a truck driving on I-29 losing control and going into the river. 

Responding officers found the vehicle fully submerged, but rescue crews were unable to retrieve it. 

The following morning, divers were able to get the vehicle from the water. 

Reed's remains were recovered in the vehicle. 

The accident remains under investigation. 

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