Victims identified in wrong-way crash on Highway 30 in Cedar Rapids – KCRG

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) – Police have identified the victims in a wrong-way crash that happened on Aug. 4 on Highway 30 in Cedar Rapids.

According to information from police, a call reported Jonathan Ray Allen McDaniel,31, of Houston, Texas was driving a white pickup truck eastbound in the westbound lanes. Moments later, he slammed into Grant Bevins, 24, of Belle Plaine, Iowa. Bevins was driving a red 2004 Chevrolet Silverado.

Cedar Rapids police said witnesses reported seeing a 2019 Ford F250 pickup truck driving east in the westbound lanes of Highway 30 around 11:40 p.m. Aug. 4. Moments later, police said, a crash was reported on the highway near Edgewood Road SW.

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“From the time he could walk, Grant was always wearing cowboy boots and a hat,” his obituary said. “In school his daily attire was mesh shorts, boots and even his own creations of cutoff jeans and bib overalls.”

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Police say the woman in the photos is suspected to have used stolen credit cards at several businesses around town.

Citizens who can identify the individual in the surveillance photographs are encouraged to call the Cedar Rapids Police Department at (319) 286-5756 or Linn County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-CS-CRIME (272-7463) or text CRIMES (274637) and in the message/subject, type 5227 and your tip.

“Grant lived life to the fullest with no reservations,” his obituary said. “If he had an idea, he was going to try it. He was never serious, always smiling and playing pranks.”


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