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Name released of person killed in Cedar Rapids motorcycle accident

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CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) -

UPDATE: We now know the name of the motorcyclist killed during a crash. 23-year-old Richie Ray Rogers died at the scene of the crash Friday.

Rogers was riding a 2008 Yamaha motorcycle on 27th Street NE when he lost control, and hit a tree.

The accident remains under investigation.

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One person is dead after a motorcycle accident early Friday morning.

Cedar Rapids police say they responded to a motorcycle accident at E Ave and 27th St NE. The driver of the motorcycle was found dead on the scene.

The name of the victim is not being released at this time. 

The area of the 600 block of 27th St NE is closed due to the investigation. 

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