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UPDATE: CR Man Killed by Winds in Fairfax
FAIRFAX, IA (CBS2/FOX28) -- Authorities say one person was killed when powerful winds roared into Linn County. Sheriff Brian Gardner a man died at Intermec Technologies located at 90 West Cemetery Road in Fairfax. Around 2:45pm Monday, first responders were called to the scene where a building had collapsed in the strong storm winds. 62-year-old Cedric Brownfield managed to pull himself out of the rubble.
57-year-old David Fry, also from Cedar Rapids, was found by rescuers underneath the collapsed building. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Both men were working for Intermec at the time the storm hit. The Linn County Sheriff's Office says their investigation continues.