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Driver dead after rear-ending tractor trailer in Iowa County

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IOWA CITY (KWWL) -

One person is dead after a crash involving a tractor trailer.  It happened in Iowa County on Interstate 80 at mile marker 217.  

A semi truck was being removed from the ditch after a previous crash.  The tractor trailer slowed down due to a partial lane closure and a car slammed into the back of the trailer.

The driver of the car, 35-year-old Aaron Meyer, of Cedar Rapids, was killed in the crash.  The driver of the tractor trailer was not hurt.

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