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One hurt in accident near Cedar Falls

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CEDAR FALLS (KWWL) -- A New Hartford man was injured in a one vehicle accident near Cedar Falls on Wednesday morning.

The Black Hawk County Sheriff's Office says Kenneth Thompson, 61, was driving on West 1st Street near Jepsen Road at around 6:30 am when he blacked out, causing the vehicle to leave the road.

Deputies say the vehicle went into the south ditch, rolled over and hit a utility poll. 

Thompson was briefly trapped, but was able to free himself.

He was taken to Sartori Hospital for treatment of a minor head injury.

Thompson was charged with Failure To Maintain Control.

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