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Driver Injured in Buchanan County Crash

One person was injured in a crash in Buchanan County on Saturday afternoon.

The Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office says they responded to an accident in the 1800 block of Slater Avenue north of Aurora shortly after 2 pm. 19-year old Duncan Schott of Cedar Rapids was traveling northbound when he lost control, went into the west ditch and continued forward. His truck struck a creek bed and ramped up on the opposite side, where it came to rest. 

Schott was transported to Regional Medical Center in Manchester with serious injuries.  

The incident remains under investigation and charges are pending.  

The Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by the Iowa State Patrol, AMR Ambulance, RMC Ambulance and Winthrop Fire Department.


photo courtesy of Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office

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