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UPDATE: Man killed by tractor trailer

WATERLOO (KWWL) -- Police are releasing the name of a man killed by a tractor trailer Saturday.

It happened on Balltown road one mile south of Balltown.

Authorities said a tractor trailer driven by 73-year-old John Bahl of Sherrill separated with the trailer crossing the centerline and hitting an oncoming car.

The driver Mark Kerper of Ames was taken to Mercy Medical center where he died from injuries.

Authorities said passenger Russel Kerper of Dubuque escaped without injuries, as well as, the semi driver Bahl.

The accident is under investigation.

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