Names in fatal Cedar Rapids, Iowa crash released

posted by Sue Danielson - 

UPDATE

The Cedar Rapids Police Department is releasing more details about a fatal crash Monday on I-380 near Highway 30.   Police say the driver of the vehicle has been identified as 24-year-old Jacolby Jesse Burks, of Cedar Rapids.  Burks was pronounced dead at scene. 

A back seat passenger, 21-year-old Devion Martel Luster, of Dixon, Illinois, was also pronounced dead at the scene.

A passenger in the front seat of the vehicle, 25-year-old DeShawn Woods, of Cedar Rapids, was treated at the scene and transported to the hospital with serious injuries.

Police say the driver of the vehicle lost control on the snow-covered roadway and struck the support pillar. 

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(CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa) Two men were killed in a wreck on I-380, just north of the Highway 30 exit around 11:22 a.m. this (Monday) morning.

The Cedar Rapids Police say a 2007 Mercury Montego left the road hit a pillar support of a bridge overpass.   Police say there were three men in the vehicle, two were dead at the scene.  The third occupant was taken to Unity Point-St Luke's Hospital with serious injuries.

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