Coggon Teen Injured in Accident Near Walker

police-lightsA Coggon teen was injured in an accident near Walker Saturday night. The Linn County Sheriff’s Office says it happened southeast of town on Wileys Road just west of Fairchild Road around 6 o’clock. Deputies say 16-year old Vania Kniffen was eastbound when she lost control, went into the ditch and hit a utility pole. Kniffen was transported to Mercy Hospital in Cedar Rapids with what appeared to be non-life-threatening injuries. The accident remains under investigation.