The State Patrol has released the name of a man killed in a crash that closed a section of Interstate 80 in eastern Iowa.

The crash happened around 7:15 p.m. Sunday near West Branch when an SUV traveling westbound entered the median and struck a bridge support. Seventy-three-year-old Neil Bell of Coralville died in the crash as he was thrown from the SUV which started on fire.

The eastbound lanes of I-80 were closed for some time Sunday night due to the crash, which remains under investigation.