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Two vehicles collide in Cedar Rapids

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CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) -

Police are investigating a vehicle collision Sunday afternoon.

Linn County Sheriff's deputies responded to a report of an accident off of East Post Road and Fox Meadow Drive SE.

They say 25-year-old Alfonzo Byrd of Cedar Rapids lost control of his vehicle, crossed the centerline, and was struck by an oncoming vehicle. They say that vehicle was driven by 17-year-old Emily Gertsma, also from Cedar Rapids.

The roadway in that area was blocked for a short period of time.

Gertsma was not injured.

Byrd had two passengers in his vehicle, one of which was taken to a Cedar Rapids hospital for treatment.

Byrd was issued citations for driving while barred, failure to prove security against liability, and failure to maintain control.


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