Man injured after falling out of truck

DUBUQUE, IOWA - A man who was riding in the back of a pickup truck was injured after falling out of it

At around 7:04 p.m., the Sheriff's Office received a call of an injury after a person fell out of a moving vehicle at 5974 Olde Massey Road.

An 82-year-old man was driving the truck out of a driveway while his 57-year-old son was sitting on the lowered tailgate at the back of the vehicle. The son slid off of the tailgate when the truck turned.

The son received a laceration to the head and was first taken to Mercy Hospital in Dubuque, and then transferred to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.

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