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One injured in Linn County head-on crash

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A West Virginia woman was hospitalized following a head-on crash in Linn County Wednesday morning.

Sgt. Harvey Hall says deputies were called to Ely Road, south of Prairie School Road, at around 9:54 a.m. Wednesday for a report of a head-on collision.

Hall says an SUV, driven by 26-year-old Samantha Armstrong, was headed south on Ely Road when it crossed the center line, hitting a northbound SUV driven by 24-year-old Ashley West of Davisville, W.V.

West was taken to Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids. She is expected to recover from her injuries, according to the Linn County Sheriff's Department.

Armstrong was ticketed for driving left of center and no insurance.

Hall says both drivers were wearing seat belts and airbags did deploy.

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