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Auto accident claims life of Christopher Kolm, 25

A one-vehicle accident in the early morning hours of Saturday, June 22, claimed the life of Christopher R. Kolm, 25, of Cedar Rapids.
Boone County Attorney John Morgan said the accident occurred sometime between 2 a.m. and 5 a.m. at 120th Avenue and Highway 52 northwest of Primrose.
Boone County Sheriff’s Department investigated the scene and determined that Kolm was driving southbound on Hwy. 52 in a 2008 GMC Sierra K1500 when the accident occurred.
The vehicle entered the west ditch, crossed 120th Avenue and re-entered Hwy. 52, where the driver lost control and the vehicle overturned. Kolm was the lone occupant in the vehicle and was ejected during the roll-over.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, June 25, at Riverside Public School in Cedar Rapids, with interment following at Sunset Cemetery, Cedar Rapids.