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Extrication needed after semi rear-ends car on Highway 61 near Wapello

Two people were injured after a semi rear-ended a car on Highway 61, according to Wapello Fire and Rescue.
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WAPELLO, Iowa — Two people were injured after a semi rear-ended a car on Highway 61, according to Wapello Fire and Rescue.

Both the semi and the car were headed southbound on Highway 61 when he crash happened around 1:20 p.m. on Tuesday, December 3.  They were about three miles north of Wapello.

According to Wapello Fire and Rescue, one person was extricated from their vehicle at the scene.  Two people were hospitalized, one was taken via ambulance and the other was air lifted.

Crews were on scene until about 2:40 p.m.