Driver Killed in Collision West of Central City

One person was killed in an accident west of Central City on Monday morning.

It happened shortly after 8:30 am on Central City Road and Alburnett Road. The Linn County Sheriff’s Office says 42-year old Eric Caryl of Coggon was southbound on Alburnett Road when he ran the stop sign at the intersection and hit an eastbound vehicle.

Authorities say the person driving the other vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene. His name is being withheld until family has been notified.

Caryl was transported to Mercy Hospital with what appears to be non-life threatening injuries.

The incident remains under investigation.

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