UPDATE: Man killed in Saturday morning crash has been identified

A Linn County Sheriff’s Office squad car. (file photo)
A Linn County Sheriff’s Office squad car. (file photo)

The Linn County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a crash that caused one man’s death early Saturday morning.

According to authorities, Linn County Sheriff’s Deputies, Iowa State Patrol, Center Point Fire Department, and Center Point Ambulance responded to a report of a vehicle that went into the median on Interstate 380 near the 39 mile marker at around 12:51 a.m. on Saturday.

Responders arrived to find that a Ford truck had left the road, went into the median and then went into a deep creek bed.

The truck had one man who was identified by authorities as Brian Eric Burge, 50, of Fort Dodge and who died at the scene, according to a press release.

The crash remains under investigation by the Linn County Sheriff’s Office.



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