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News: 2 injured when Nissan strikes semi in Center Point

CENTER POINT, IA - Two people were injured earlier this afternoon when a distracted driver slammed into a semi truck at an intersection on the north side of Center Point, police say.

Shortly before 2:30 p.m., emergency responders with multiple agencies were called to the intersection of Franklin Street and Grubbs Street, where a Nissan Versa had struck a Freightliner struck while attempting to make a turn. Deputies with the Linn County Sheriff's Office believe the Versa's driver was distracted by a previous crash in the area.

The 55-year-old woman driving the Versa was hospitalized alongside her 57-year-old male passenger with minor injuries. Both had been wearing seatbelts at the time of the crash.

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