One Killed in Linn County Collision

One person was killed in a collision in Linn County on Monday morning.

It happened on Blairs Ferry Road and Feather Ridge Road a little after 8 am. The Linn County Sheriff’s Office says a vehicle heading westbound on Blairs Ferry Road lost control on the icy road conditions and slid into oncoming traffic, hitting an eastbound vehicle head-on.

The driver of the westbound vehicle, an 18-year old female, was pronounced dead at the scene. Her name has not yet been released.

The eastbound driver, 54-year old Susan Geels of Cedar Rapids, was transported to Mercy Hospital with what authorities believed were non-life-threatening injuries.

The accident remains under investigation.