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One man dead after Hawkeye Downs crash

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Cedar Rapids police confirm one man died in a crash at the Hawkeye Downs Speedway Saturday night. Police said the crash happened around 8 p.m.

The crash took place during the Race 'Em and Wreck 'Em event. Police said Sunday morning they don't know what kind of vehicles were involved, though several posts on social media say a motor home was involved. The event website says Wreck 'Em events can include trailer, school bus and RV races.

Cedar Rapids Police say they are not releasing any more information at this time. Stay with KWWL for continuing coverage of this story.

KWWL's Michelle Corless contributed to this report.

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