Man injured after truck hits semi trailer near Hospers

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A Sioux Falls man was injured after a collision near Hospers, Iowa. 

The collision happened Monday around 4:10 p.m. on Highway 60 about a mile south of Hospers, according to the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office. 

They said that Kendall Roetman, 58, of Hospers, was driving a semi carrying grain north on Highway 60 when a straight truck hit the trailer from behind. 

The driver of the straight truck, James Mace, 57, of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, was taken to the Orange City Hospital for his injuries.

The straight truck sustained about $15,000 of damage and the grain trailer had about $25,000. 

Hospers Fire Department, Hospers Ambulance, Orange City Ambulance, Iowa State Patrol and Iowa Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Enforcement assisted the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office.

Authorities are continuing to investigate the collision. 

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