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Clive man injured in Black Hawk County accident

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A Clive man was injured in a crash at Highway 218 and Gresham Road in Black Hawk County on Thursday morning.

Black Hawk County Sheriff's Deputies were called to the intersection at 8:25 a.m. Thursday for a report of a crash between a semi and a pick-up.

Deputies say the truck, driven by 25-year-old Eric Michael Nichols of Clive, was rear ended by a semi, driven by 61-year-old Denis Gene Wurpts of Adrian, Minnesota, while turning onto Gresham Road from Highway 218.

Nichols was injured and taken to Sartori Hospital. Wurpts wasn't injured during the crash, but was taken to Sartori Hospital after he fell from the cab of his truck while getting items out of it.

Wurpts was ticketed for failure to stop in a safe and sure distance.

The accident remains under investigation.

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