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NAMES RELEASED: One killed in head-on car crash

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CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) -

Cedar Rapids Police have released the names of those involved in a fatal head-on crash.

It happened at the corner of Diagonal Dr. SW (5th Ave) and L Street SW around 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Police say 53-year-old Jonathan Dale of Mt. Vernon was headed west in the eastbound lane of Diagonal Drive SW (5th Avenue) and crashed head-on into an SUV driven by 59-year-old Jennifer Wertz of Cedar Rapids who was headed east in the eastbound lane.

Dale was pronounced dead on the scene. Wertz and her passenger, 62-year-old Thomas Wertz, were taken to St. Luke's Hospital and are expected to survive.

The investigation into the crash continues.

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