Strawberry Point Man Injured in Fiery Crash

A Strawberry Point man was injured Friday morning in a fiery crash on Highway 187. The Iowa State Patrol says the accident happened around 9:30 am just north of 100th Street in Fayette County. Authorities say 45-year old Brian Deaton was northbound when he lost control and went into the west ditch. Deaton was trapped in his vehicle, which started on fire. The State Patrol says witnesses at the scene got him out. Emergency personnel transported Deaton to University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Authorities did not give details on the extent of his injuries.