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Iowa State Trooper Injured in Crash Near Postville

A state trooper was injured in a crash in northeast Iowa late Thursday night.

The Iowa Department of Public Safety says Iowa State Patrol Trooper Ted Benda was assisting the Clayton County Sheriff’s Office with a call for service at 11:30 pm. While responding, he became involved in a single-vehicle crash on Highway 51 about six miles north of Postville.

Trooper Benda was airlifted to Gunderson Lutheran Hospital in La Crosse, Wisconsin. As of Friday morning, he was in critical condition.

The accident remains under investigation.

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