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Hiawatha teen hurt in car crash

Linn County (KWWL) — A 17-year-old from Hiawatha is hurt after an early morning crash in Linn County.

The Linn County Sheriff’s Office says Mukti Dhakal was traveling north on Milburn Road just before 4 a.m. Friday.

He failed to negotiate the T-intersection at Tower Terrace Road and went into the north ditch.

He was taken to St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids for minor injuries.

Authorities say he was wearing his seatbelt at the time of the accident.

The accident is still under investigation by the Linn County Sheriff’s Office, with charges pending.

Linn County Sheriff’s Deputies, the Hiawatha Police Department, Hiawatha Ambulance and Area Ambulance responded to the crash.

Jordan Thomas

News Content Producer

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