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News: Officials release more info on hayride crash near What Cheer

KEOKUK COUNTY, IA - Officials have released additional details concerning the hayride crash on a gravel road near What Cheer on Saturday, according to KCCI.

A pickup truck was pulling a trailer for a hayride when the driver had an accident around 9 p.m The 30-40 Sigourney 7th graders that were riding on it were thrown into a ditch.

Rescue crews transported two children to an area hospital. One of them had a broken pelvis and vertebrae and organ damage. The other student had broken bones in her leg and ankle.

The hayride was not a school-sanctioned event. It was organized by a group of parents.

The Keotuk County Sheriff's Office and the Iowa State Patrol are investigating the incident.

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