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2 Vehicle Crash Sends Newspaper Deliverer to Hospital

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    April 3, 2014 | 9:44 am
    SPRINGVILLE, Iowa - A crash in Linn County Saturday morning sent a woman delivering a newspaper to the hospital.

    According to a news release, the Linn County Sheriff's Office said it happened about 6:30 on Springville Road just south of County Home Road -- close to Springville and Viola.

    Investigators said the 63-year-old woman from Cedar Rapids was headed southbound on Springville Road when she moved to the east shoulder of the road to get out and deliver a newspaper.

    Deputies said a northbound driver tried to go around the woman's car on the right and hit the woman and her car. The second driver was not hurt.

    The Sheriff's Office said charges are pending.

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