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Oelwein man air lifted after Fayette County crash

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FAYETTE COUNTY (KWWL) -

An Oelwein man was air lifted from Mercy Hospital in Oelwein to University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City after a crash in Fayette County.

The Fayette County Sheriff's Office says 37-year-old Shane Galligan of Oelwein was headed south on K Avenue, near 40th Street, at around 7:51 a.m. Sunday when he lost control of his pick-up truck. Deputies say the truck rolled and Galligan was thrown from it.

Galligan was taken to Mercy Hospital in Oelwein, but was later air lifted to Iowa City.

Deputies say charges are pending.

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