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7-year-old airlifted to University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics after being hit by vehicle

An Iowa State Patrol squad car. (Gazette file photo)
An Iowa State Patrol squad car. (Gazette file photo)

KALONA — A 7-year-old child riding a bike was airlifted to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Wednesday afternoon after they were hit by a vehicle.

According to the Iowa State Patrol, 42-year-old Lynette Wilson, of New London, was eastbound on Highway 22 in Kalona when she collided with a 7-year-old child crossing the highway on their bike.

The child is not identified in the crash report. The crash remains under investigation.

l Comments: (319) 398-8238; lee.hermiston@thegazette.com

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