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One injured in crash blamed on the sun

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CERRO GORDO COUNTY (KWWL) -

One person was taken to the hospital after in crash in Cerro Gordo County on Wednesday that is being blamed on the sun.

The Iowa State Patrol says 23-year-old Justin Keith Peterson of Northwood was pulling out of parking lot near the intersection of Highway 122 and Killdeer Avenue when he was blinded by the sun.

Troopers say Peterson crashed into a car driven by 56-year-old Kristie Kaye Kobernusz of Dougherty who was headed east on Highway 122.

Kobernusz was taken to Mercy Hospital.

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