One Injured and Another Charged after Linn County Accident

One person was injured and another faces an OWI charge after an accident in Linn County.

It happened shortly before midnight Wednesday night near Center Point on Midway Road near St. Peter’s Road. The Linn County Sheriff’s Office says a pickup truck driven by 35-year old Matthew Jarvis of rural Center Point struck a culvert in the ditch.

Jarvis wasn’t hurt, but his passenger, 34-year old Emily Brown of Cedar Rapids, was transported to Mercy Hospital with minor injuries.

Jarvis has been charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated.