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UPDATE: Five charged after pumpkins hit van on I-380

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LINN COUNTY (KWWL) -

Authorities have now charged five juveniles after two pumpkins thrown from an overpass hit a mini-van traveling on I-380 this month.

34-year-old driver Cassandra Chase of Cedar Rapids was injured by glass, and her vehicle sustained extensive damage.

The Linn County Sheriff's Office has charged:

Dallas Grant, 17, of Coggon
Jacob Christopherson, 17, of Alburnett
Dalton Jester, 17, of Marion
Tanner Woodson, 16, of Central City
Andrew Renberg, 16, of Alburnett

All five are charged with Assault Causing Bodily Injury, a serious misdemeanor, and Criminal Mischief in the 1st Degree, a Class C Felony.

The sheriff's office says all five have been referred to Juvenile Probation for further court proceedings.

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A woman is injured after her car was hit by a pumpkin. It happened just before 10 p.m. Saturday in Linn County.

34-year-old Cassandra Chase of Cedar Rapids was driving south on I-380 when the pumpkin hit her windshield.

The Linn County Sheriff's Office says someone threw the pumpkin off an overpass on Hagerman Road.

Rescue crews took Chase to the hospital by ambulance. The accident remains under investigation.

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