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UPDATE: Fourth driver identified in I-35 chain reaction accident

KIMT photo - Authorities responded to a multiple-vehicle crash Friday afternoon in Cerro Gordo County.

Two people were hurt in Friday accident.

Posted: May. 4, 2018 12:32 PM
Updated: May. 6, 2018 10:41 PM

UPDATE:  The Iowa State Patrol has identified the fourth driver involved in a multi-vehicle collision Friday on I-35.

A semi driven by Dave Hofer, 45 of Huron, South Dakota, struck the SUV driven by Roger Miedtke, 79 of Fairmont,MN, which pushed Miedtke's vehicle into hitting the SUV driven gy Daryel Hamlin, 52 of Clear Lake.

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CERRO GORDO COUNTY, Iowa – Two people are hurt after a multi-vehicle accident on Interstate 35.

The Iowa State Patrol says Salina Bredow, 35 of Albert Lea, was driving south when she lost control near mile marker 184 and hit the cable guard rail, causing vehicles behind her to slow down. That led to a chain reaction crash involving three vehicles.

The State Patrol says Bredow and the driver of another vehicle, Roger Miedtke, 79 of Fairmont, MN, were injured in this incident and taken to Mercy Medical Center – North Iowa. Daryel Hamlin, 52 of Clear Lake, was also one of the drivers involved in the crash.

The Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Office as well as fire departments from Clear Lake, Mason City, and Swaledale assisted at the scene of this accident, which occurred just before noon Friday. This crash is still under investigation.

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