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UPDATE: Names released in fatal Linn County crash

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LINN COUNTY (KWWL) - The Linn County Sheriff's Office has released the names of the people involved in a fatal crash on Wednesday afternoon..

The Linn County Sheriff's Office says a car and a fertilizer spreader collided at the intersection of Hills Mill Road and Upper Boulder Road just before 4 p.m. Wednesday.

Authorities say they found the car, which was driven by 20-year-old Nicholas Aberle of Troy Mills, on its top. Deputies say the fertilizer spreader, which was driven by 56-year-old Steven Oberreuter of Manchester, had rolled at least once before landing on its wheels in the ditch.

Aberle pronounced dead at the scene, while Oberreuter was flown to St. Luke's Hospital with what deputies are calling non-life threatening injuries.

The accident remains under investigation.
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