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Driver rescued after semi truck goes underwater near Marion

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LINN COUNTY (KWWL) -

A driver stuck underwater is rescued after his semi truck goes off the road and into a pond.  Deputies say 38-year-old Kostyantyn Knysh, of Plainfield, Illinois, was driving on Dubuque Road, just east of Jordan's Grove Rd near Marion.

Crews had to cut through the roof of the semi to safely get the man out.  He was taken to the hospital, but is expected to be ok.

The cause of the crash is not yet known.

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