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Three Area Teens in Rollover Crash

Three teens were involved in a crash last weekend that has sent two to the hospital. Lloyd Swank and James Taylor Reed of Otley, and Brandon Kuiper of Knoxville were in a rollover accident at 4:40am on last Saturday morning east of Monroe. Swank was thrown from the vehicle and was found in a nearby field, he was airlifted to Mercy in Des Moines. Reed, the driver was taken to Mercy via ambulance. Kuiper was injured but was able to walk to a nearby home to call for help. The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office says alcohol was found at the scene and the passenger admitted the driver had been drinking Jagermeister while driving.