Public Safety

Update: Two dead, one seriously injured in I-380 crash near Highway 30 interchange

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CEDAR RAPIDS — The Cedar Rapids Police Department has confirmed that a crash involving one car on I-380 near the Highway 30 exit resulted in two fatalities.

Police were called to the scene at 11:22 a.m. this morning.

According to a release, a 2007 Mercury Montego struck a pillar supporting an overpass. There were three adult males in the vehicle. Two of the occupants were pronounced dead at the scene, while a third was transported to UnityPoint-St. Luke’s Hospital with serious injuries.

At the time of the incident public safety spokesman Greg Buelow said that weather might be a factor.

Police are witholding the names of the victims pending notification of family members.

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