Jackson County driver trapped in wrecked truck

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A Jackson County man became trapped in his vehicle after his truck crashed into a tree.

Jackson County Sheriff’s Office said that on Sunday, May 4, 2014, shortly after 2:30 a.m., 59-year-old Steven Eldon Klemme was traveling northbound on 495th Ave. in Miles, Iowa when he lost control of his Chevrolet pickup.

The truck went off the left side of the roadway, drove into a ditch and hit a tree.

Police said Klemme was trapped inside and crews had to extricate him from the truck. He was flown to an area hospital with severe injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.