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Single Vehicle Rollover Accident on Highway 163 West of Pella

Posted: Saturday, July 31st, 2010 at 11:00 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS News-Dr. Bob Leonard

Pella Ambulance, Marion County Sheriff’s deputies and the Iowa State Patrol responded to a report of a one vehicle rollover accident approximately two miles west of Pella this morning. The accident occurred on Highway 163 near LDJ Manufacturing shortly after 10am. The Iowa State Patrol reports that Wayne Hopkins, 24 of Ottumwa was westbound when he failed to notice a turning vehicle in front of him. He swerved, lost control and rolled his vehicle, with it coming to rest on its top. Hopkins was transported to Pella Regional Hospital with apparent non-life threatening injuries.