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Otley, Knoxville Teens in Severe Rollover

Posted: Wednesday, January 16th, 2013 at 6:29 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS News - Brad Gaspelin

Three teens were involved in a crash over the weekend that has sent two to the hospital. Lloyd Swank and Taylor Reed of Otley, and Brandon Kuiper of Knoxville were in a rollover accident at 4:40am on 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 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. Swank is last reported to be in the ICU at Mercy Medical Center.