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UPDATE: Driver involved in deadly Cedar Rapids crash is murder suspect from Illinois

UPDATE: KWWL has learned the driver who was allegedly driving the wrong way on I-380 in Cedar Rapids on Sunday, causing a deadly crash, is also a murder suspect out of Illinois.

Court documents confirm Tyler S. Lee is charged with first-degree murder in connection to a deadly shooting that happened in Loves Park, a suburb of Rockford, in May 2017. Police responded to a shooting around 4 a.m. on May 20, 2017. They found Christopher Peters, 38, had been shot and killed.

Lee was arrested later that day when police searched his home and found cocaine, marijuana, and marijuana plants. He was then charged with first-degree murder in November 2017.

Lee was eventually released on bond. Right now it's unclear if Lee will be facing charges in the I-380 crash, which remains under investigation.

UPDATE: Cedar Rapids police have identified everyone involved in a deadly crash on I-380 Sunday morning.

One passenger in the SUV, David Phuong Nguyen, 23 of Cedar Rapids, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the SUV has been identified as Rylee Brooke Wallingford, 20 of Cedar Rapids.

Officials say Wallingford remains hospitalized with serious injuries at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.

The other two passengers have been identified as Benjamin Phillip Brecht, 23 of Cedar Rapids, and Skyler McDowell, 22 of Cedar Rapids.

The driver of the truck has been identified as Tyler S. Lee, 34 of Rockton, Illinois. Lee was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.


ORIGINAL STORY: CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KWWL) -- Police say one person is dead following an early morning crash.

Authorities were called along I-380 N near 7th Street Northeast around 2:00AM. They found a SUV with four occupants had been struck by a truck with one occupant.

A passenger of the SUV was pronounced dead at the scene and two others were taken to a nearby hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the truck also sustained similar injuries.

This is an ongoing investigation, stick with KWWL online and on air as we learn more about the incident.

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