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News: 1 injured following wrong-way collision on Mt Vernon Rd SE

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA - According to the Linn County Sheriff's Office, one person was hurt in a two-vehicle collision on Mt Vernon Rd SE near Memory Ln Thursday.

Shannon Brown, 38, was driving a Hyundai Elantra west on Mt Vernon Rd when he strayed into oncoming traffic and collided with a GMC Yukon driven by Elizabeth Smejkal, 50, around 11:33 a.m.

Rescue crews transported Brown to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Authorities charged Brown with Failure to Maintain Control and Driving on the Wrong Side of a two-way Highway.

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