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Northwest Iowa man killed after truck hits utility pole

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PETERSON, Iowa (AP) -- A northwest Iowa man has been killed in a single-vehicle crash near Peterson.

79-year-old Norman Eastman of Spencer died of injuries suffered in the crash Friday. Eastman was pronounced dead at Spencer Hospital.

Authorities say Eastman was driving east on Iowa Highway 10 near Peterson at around 7:30 a.m. Friday when he lost control of his 2014 Dodge Ram pickup truck. The truck entered the south ditch and field before striking a utility pole.

Witnesses and passing motorists provided emergency aid until medical personnel arrived to take Eastman to the hospital.

The crash remains under investigation.

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