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New: Teen pleads guilty to fatal crash on 1st Ave SW in 2022

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA - According to KCRG, a teen pleaded guilty to multiple charges related to a fatal crash on 1st Ave SW on Oct. 24, 2022.

The then 18-year-old male was driving erratically on the 800 block of 1st Ave SW when he collided with the rear of the vehicle in front of him around 9:23 p.m. The collision pushed that car into an oncoming pickup truck.

A 77-year-old female passenger in the car that was rear-ended and hit by the pickup truck died in the crash and the 73-year-old female driver was hurt.

The defendant pleaded guilty to serious injury by reckless driving, homicide by vehicle, OWI, and serious injury by vehicle.

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