Friday morning crash near Robins sends one to hospital

Dump truck rear-ended pickup truck, police say

A Linn County Sheriff’s Office squad car. (file photo)
A Linn County Sheriff’s Office squad car. (file photo)

ROBINS — One man was injured in a two-vehicle crash Friday morning.

According to the Linn County Sheriff’s Office, first responders were called to the crash site at County Home and North Troy roads around 10:33 a.m. Authorities said Phillip Cummings, 52, was stopped on County Home Road and waiting to turn left onto North Troy Road when his vehicle was rear-ended by a vehicle driven by Jason Snyder, 37, of Stanwood. Cummings was in a pickup truck and Snyder was driving a dump truck, authorities said.

Cummings was taken to Unity Point-St. Luke’s Hospital to be treated for non-life threatening injuries. Snyder was cited for failing to stop in an assured clear distance, the sheriff’s office said.

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