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UPDATE: Names released in fatal Linn County crash


The Linn County Sheriff's Office has released the name of the man who died in a crash on Old River Road SW on Wednesday.

Sgt. Richard Yoder says that Michael Dewayne Jones, 39, of Cedar Rapids, died Wednesday when he lost control of his vehicle and hit a tree.

Yoder says that Jones was driving in the 4700 block of Old River Road SW when he lost control on a curve and struck the tree.

Jones was pronounced dead at the scene.

A passenger in the vehicle, Dannelle Fite, 32, of Cedar Rapids, was taken to Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids and then transferred to University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.  Her condition is not known.

The accident remains under investigation.

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