One Person Dies in Linn County Collision

One person died in a collision in Linn County Wednesday morning.

The Linn County Sheriff’s Office says 62-year old John Gibbs of Vinton died from injuries suffered in the crash.

The accident happened on eastbound Highway 30 and 80th Street. Gibbs’ car went into the median, hitting several crash guard sand barrels. His car then re-entered the road, where it was struck by an SUV before coming to rest on its top on the south side of the highway.

Gibbs was transported to St. Luke’s Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The other driver, 67-year old Bruce Gardner of Garrison, was not hurt.

The incident remains under investigation.