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Monticello officer injured in vehicle rollover

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A Monticello officer is recovering today after he was injured in a rollover crash Tuesday.

According to a press release from the police department, the unnamed officer was traveling north through the 1000 block of South Main St. when he swerved to avoid a deer that had entered the roadway.

He lost control of his vehicle and entered the ditch, where he rolled a number of times.

The officer was taken to the hospital in Anamosa and later airlifted to Cedar Rapids with non-life threatening injuries.

He's currently in stable condition.

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