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Fatal Weekend Accident

Posted: Monday, December 6th, 2010 at 7:15 am

View Larger MapThe Iowa State Patrol reports a weekend accident on Highway 218 that killed one person and injured another. 59 year old Todd Gordon of Iowa City was driving a truck northbound on Highway 218 near 265th Street and lost control on an ice covered bridge. The truck entered the median and rolled over and came to rest in the southbound lanes of Highway 218. Gordon who was not wearing his seat belt was ejected from the vehicle and was killed. The passenger, 46 year old Keith Stairs of Cedar Rapids, was injured and taken to the University of Iowa Hospitals. The Washington County Sheriff, Washington County Ambulance, Crawfordsville Fire and Rescue and the Iowa State Patrol responded to the accident.