116 3rd St SE
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52401
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This is John McGlothlen with The Gazette digital news desk and I'm here with your Labor Day update for Monday, Sept. 6.
For our weather in the Cedar Rapids area today, according to the National Weather Service, it will be sunny, with a high near 82. Calm winds, then winds from the west around 5 mph in the afternoon. Tonight is expected to be mostly clear, with a low around 64.
A driver was killed and a passenger was injured early Sunday morning in a single-vehicle rollover crash in Jones County. According to an Iowa State Patrol crash report, at about 2 a.m., a not yet identified 44-year-old driver from Anamosa was traveling south in a Ford Explorer on River Road near Monticello when the vehicle entered the west ditch and rolled several times before striking a utility pole and coming to rest on its top. The driver was ejected and died at the scene. A 42-year-old unidentified passenger from Monticello was transported to a residence by the Jones County Sheriff’s Office.