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Vehicle rollover accident on Highway 13

LINN COUNTY, Iowa (KWWL) — On May 14th, 2020 at 4:52 p.m., emergency crews with sent to a vehicle rollover at Highway 13 and Martin Creek Road. When emergency personnel arrived, they found a van attached to a trailer that lost control and went into the west ditch and rolled over.

The van driven by Jacob Cowger (age: 40) of Marion, IA was going south on Highway 13 and was ran off the road by a semi tractor and trailer going south merging into his lane. The semi was driven by Seth Batton of Belmont, WI. The vehicles did not hit each other.

Cowger was sent to a local area hospital for pain. Both drivers were wearing seatbelts at the time of the accident. Batton was unharmed.

The accident remains under investigation by the Linn County Sheriff's Office.

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