CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Officials have identified two people killed in a head-on crash in eastern Iowa.

The Linn County Sheriff’s office said Saturday in a news release that 22-year-old Kaelonnie Moore and 43-year-old Darla Moander, both of Cedar Rapids, where killed in the late Friday night crash.

Officials say the crash happened on Highway 151 near Cedar Rapids when a southbound vehicle tried to pass another car and hit a northbound vehicle head-on.

Investigators say Moore was passenger in the passing vehicle and Moander was the driver and lone occupant of the northbound vehicle.

Deputies say the 22-year-old Cedar Rapids woman driving the southbound vehicle was taken to a hospital with injuries not believed to be life-threatening.

The crash remains under investigation.

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