UPDATE: Springville man killed in Linn County car accident - KWWL - Eastern Iowa Breaking News, Weather, Closings

UPDATE: Springville man killed in Linn County car accident

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LINN COUNTY (KWWL) -

Slick road conditions are to blame for several area accidents Sunday -- including a fatal crash in Linn County.

The Linn County Sheriff's Office reports Raymond Thomas Shaffer, 65, was killed early Sunday morning in a crash near Springville. It happened around 1:30.

Investigators said Shaffer was driving on Secrist Road, approaching Creekside Road. They believe he lost control of his SUV on a frost-covered bridge, hit a rail, and crashed into the ditch.  Deputies report Shaffer lived on Secrist Road.

Shaffer was the only person in the vehicle.

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