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2 injured in Linn County crash

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LINN COUNTY (KWWL) -

2 men were injured in a crash in Linn County Saturday afternoon.

The Iowa State Patrol says the 2-vehicle crash took place along Highway 30 at the intersection with Sisley Grove Rd.

They say 31-year-old Derrick Mauskemo of Tama was slowing down to make a turn when a vehicle driven by 27-year-old Nickolas Nordgren of North Liberty hit Mauskemo's car from behind.

They say Nordgren lost control of his car, went into the ditch and the car rolled.

Nordgren was taken to an Iowa City hospital for treatment.

Troopers say he was not wearing a seat belt.

Mauskemo was taken to a Cedar Rapids hospital for treatment.

Troopers say his life was saved by wearing a seat belt.

 

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