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Police: Man passed out before Floyd County accident

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FLOYD COUNTY (KWWL) -

The Iowa State Patrol says a Minnesota man passed out before a crash in Floyd County this afternoon.

Trooper Albright says 67-year-old Gailen Nelson of Rose Creek, Minnesota was headed west on Highway 18 at around 1 p.m. when he passed out, causing the semi-truck he was driving to run off the road to the right. He says Nelson then came to and overcorrected, causing the truck and empty liquid propane trailer to roll.

Nelson was taken to Mercy Hospital in Mason City.

The truck is owned by Wayne Transport out of Junction City, Wisconsin.

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