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Accident near Skunk River

Jul 01, 2013
Photo by: Trisha Phelps

A one-vehicle accident occurred on Friday morning at approximately 7:46 a.m. near mile marker 227 on US Highway 34.

According to the crash report filed by the Iowa State Patrol, Robert Rook, 21, of Lockridge, driver of a 1999 Plymouth Breeze, experienced a tire blow out or mechanical failure then lost control of the vehicle and entered the median where the vehicle struck an embankment before coming to rest on the east bank of the Skunk River.

Rook was transported to Henry County Health Center by the Henry County Ambulance and was charged with no driver’s license and no insurance

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