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Semi Accident near Grinnell injures Cedar Rapids man

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GRINNELL (KWWL) -

An accident near Grinnell has injured two men.

It happened on Interstate 80 at mile marker 187 at 8:52 p.m. Thursday.

Larry Wheatley, 72, of Lincoln, Neb. was driving eastbound on Interstate 80 when he lost control and rolled his semi on its side.

The semi blocked both eastbound lanes.  That's when an escalade driven by Lawrence Michaels Jr., 32, of Cedar Rapids, hit the semi.

Both drivers were injured. Michaels had to be taken away from the accident by air care.

The accident remains under investigation.

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