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Woman injured in crash at infamous Linn County intersection


A woman had to be airlifted to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City after a crash in Linn County Monday afternoon.

It happened at the intersection of Springville Road and Highway 151 at 12:32 p.m. 

The Linn County Sheriff's office reports emergency crews arrived on scene to see a grain truck driven by 48-year-old Mark Vislisel of Mt. Vernon parked across the intersection. 

Crews also found 23-year old Emily Miller of Monticello trapped in a car laying on its top in the ditch. 

Miller was pulled from her car and taken to the hospital, but is expected to be ok. 

Vislisel was cited for failing to yield upon entering a through highway. 

Authorities say the accident remains under investigation.

The intersection of Highway 151 and Springville Road has been the scene of numerous accidents over the years causing residents in the area to fight for improvements to make it safer.

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