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UPDATE: Name released in fatal Marion motorcycle crash

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MARION (KWWL) -

The Linn County Sheriff's Office has released the name of a Cedar Rapids man that died in a motorcycle crash that followed a short chase on Sunday night. 

Lieutenant Greg McGivern says that 26-year-old Andrew Steven Lown, of Cedar Rapids, was killed in the crash.

Sergeant Joel Peshek says that deputies tried to stop Lown after catching him speeding at Highway 13 and Highway 100.  They say that Lown headed west on Highway 100 at speeds over 100 miles-per-hour before losing control at Menard Lane, going across the eastbound lanes and crashing into a cornfield. 

Lown was pronounced dead at the scene.

Deputies say that Lown was not wearing a helmet.

The Marion Police Department continues to investigate the accident.

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