Cherokee Accident

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Cherokee Accident

Cherokee, IA (KICD) — A Rock Rapids man escaped injury after rolling a semi..

The Iowa State Patrol says the accident occurred shortly after 6:30 Wednesday morning, on Highway 3, about 3 miles west of Cherokee.  A 2004 semi, pulling a trailer loaded with cattle, driven by 22-year old Scott Wynia was westbound, on Highway 3.  Wynia was using a cell phone, and said he didnt see the curve in the road, as there was dense fog at the time.

Wynia lost control of the semi, entering the north ditch and the semi rolled over.  Wynia was not injured in the crash, and the semi received $10,000  in damage.  Wynia was cited for Failure to Maintain Control.