Officials identify man killed in single-vehicle crash in Mount Vernon

Published: Jun. 23, 2021 at 7:04 AM CDT
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MOUNT VERNON, Iowa (KCRG) - Authorities have released the name of the man killed in a single-vehicle crash in Mount Vernon on Tuesday night.

Officials say Ted Sorem, 57, of Marshalltown, died in the accident.

Linn County Deputies, Linn County Rescue, Mt Vernon Lisbon Police Department, Mt Vernon Fire, Lisbon Fire, and Mt Vernon Lisbon Ambulance all responded to the accident.

The incident remains under investigation by the Linn County Sheriff’s Office.


One person has died after a crash Tuesday night in the Mount Vernon area.

The Linn County Sheriff’s Office said it happened at around 8:15 p.m. on Highway 30.

Officials said the driver of a vehicle heading east near Kepler Drive lost control and went into a ditch, where the vehicle hit a tree.

The driver was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash, but was pronounced dead at the scene.

The sheriff’s office has not released the driver’s name.

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