Iowa man hospitalized after snowmobile crash

Authorities say a 50-year-old Waterloo man has been hospitalized after a snowmobile crash.

The Black Hawk County Sheriff’s Office says the accident was reported a little before 10 p.m. Sunday and occurred in Dewart. Deputies say Jerry Morehouse was thrown from the snowmobile after it struck a pile of wood. He was thrown into a chain-link fence.

The sheriff’s office says Morehouse was able to drive the snowmobile to a nearby residence. He was first taken to Allen Hospital in Waterloo and then flown to University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.

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