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Road grader hit by train


A Black Hawk County employee is in the hospital with multiple injuries; he was driving a road grader Monday morning when it was hit by a train.

It happened on Nesbit Road just north of Dubuque Road near Jesup.

51-year-old Rick Wermerskirchen was driving the road grader.  He was taken by an ambulance to the hospital, though none of his injuries is believed to be life-threatening.

No one on the train was hurt.

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