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Snowmobiler hit by car near Oelwein

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FAYETTE COUNTY (KWWL) -- An Oelwein man is airlifted to the hospital after a snowmobile he was riding crashed with a car in Fayette County.

It happened Wednesday night around 10:45 p.m. on Highway 150 south of Oelwein.  The Iowa State Patrol says 43-year old Aaron Roepke, of Oelwein, was entering the highway from the ditch when a car broadsided him.
 
Roepke was taken to University Hospitals in Iowa City with injuries.  There's no word on his condition. 

The driver of the car was not hurt.

Online Producer: Mike Verlo
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