Police have identified a Cedar Rapids woman who died in a Benton County accident Thursday. The accident happened Thursday morning on Highway 30 near Bell Plaine. A car driven by 19-year-old Virginia Ortiz was driving eastbound when an oncoming car driven by 50-year-old Christina Helmer of Marshaltown crossed the center line and collided with Ortiz’s car. Ortiz was taken to a Cedar Rapids hospital where she died. Helmers was taken to an Iowa City hospital. Her condition is not known.
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