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Two injured in Hardin County car crash

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HARDIN COUNTY (KWWL) - Two people -- including a child -- are in the hospital after a crash in Hardin County. 

The Iowa State Patrol said a truck was slowing down eastbound on Highway 20 to pull off the road as another driver tried to flag it down.

That's when a car rear-ended the truck.

The crash partially blocked the right hand lane of eastbound Highway 20.

The driver of the car, 31-year-old Justin Bender, and his passenger, 9-year-old Hayley Bender, were both sent to the hospital for injuries.

No word on their conditions at this time. 

The driver of the truck, 76-year-old Alvin Schroeder, wasn't hurt. 

The crash is under investigation. 
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