Woman Killed in Blairs Ferry Road Collision Identified

Linn County authorities have released the name of an 18-year old woman who was killed in a collision on Blairs Ferry Road at Feather Ridge Road near Hiawatha yesterday(Mon) morning.

The victim, Katelyn Miranda of Washington(IA), was pronounced dead at the scene, after she lost control of her westbound vehicle, and it slid across the road into the eastbound traffic, colliding head-on with a vehicle driven by 54-year old Susan Geels of Cedar Rapids.

Geels was hurt, but her injuries were not life-threatening; she was taken to an area hospital to be treated.

The accident is still under investigation by the Linn County Sheriff’s Office.