LINN COUNTY, IA. (THECOUNT) — Kyle Goodell, of Ames, Iowa, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Saturday morning vehicle crash in Linn County.

Goodell, 22, was killed in two-vehicle crash involving a semi-tractor Saturday morning near Mount Vernon.


According to reports, Goodell was operating a Toyota Camry on IA-1 near Mount Vernon, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and into opposing lanes around 10 a.m. Saturday. The vehicle then came into head-on contact with a semi-truck.

Goodell was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

The driver of the truck was unhurt in the crash.

An investigation into the cause of the crash is ongoing.


geo quick facts: Linn County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of the 2010 census, the population was 211,226, making it the second-most populous county in Iowa. The county seat is Cedar Rapids. Linn county is named in honor of Senator Lewis F. Linn of Missouri – Wikipedia.