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Accident sends two, including a minor, to the hospital

JOHNSON COUNTY, Iowa (KWWL) — The Iowa State Patrol is reporting that at 9:19 a.m. on March 8th, a 27-year-old and a minor were involved in an accident.

An unnamed driver was trying to get a Peterbilt construction truck out of the east ditch on County Road W38 and 540th Street, but failed. The truck moved to the west shoulder with a tow cable still attached to construction equipment.

27-year-old James H. Harter III was driving a pickup truck (2006 Dodge R15) on W38 and crashed into the cable.

Harter was taken by AirCare to the nearest hospital. A minor was also sent by ambulance to the nearest hospital.

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