Epworth Teen Injured in Highway 20 Collision

An Epworth teen was injured in a collision on Highway 20 on Friday afternoon.

The accident happened at the intersection of Swiss Valley Road on the west edge of Dubuque shortly after 1 pm.  The Iowa State Patrol says a car driven by 17-year old Brianna Heer of Epworth was turning west onto Highway 20 when she failed to yield to an eastbound SUV.

Authorities say Heer was injured and transported to Finley Hospital in Dubuque.

The driver of the SUV, 67-year old Jeffery Ham of Springville, was not hurt.

Charges are pending.

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