C.R. Police Release Victims’ Names from Sunday Train vs. SUV Collision

Authorities have released the names of two people who were killed when a train struck their sport utility vehicle in Cedar Rapids late Sunday afternoon.

The crash was reported around 4:20 p.m. near Tait Cummins Memorial Park.

Police identified the driver as 32-year-old Ethan Mortensen and his passenger
as 66-year-old David Mortensen.  Both men lived in Ely.

No other details have been released.