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Pedestrian sustains life-threatening injuries in Dubuque County HWY 151 accident

Dubuque County Sheriff

DUBUQUE COUNTY, Iowa (KWWL) -- A 24-year-old man has sustained life-threatening injuries after being hit by a car on Highway 151 near Sundown Road in Dubuque County.

The Sheriff's Office says the man had gotten out of a broken down vehicle on the side of the road and was allegedly hit by 60-year-old Kathy Gruwell of Ottumwa.

The victim, whose name has not been released, was transported to a local hospital.

The Dubuque County Sheriff's Office, Peosta Police, Epworth Police, Cascade Police and Bernard and Cascade Fire and EMS responded to the accident.

The Sheriff's Office didn't say if Gruwell is facing any charges, but the accident remains under investigation.

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