Jeffery Lankford, of Cedar Rapids dies in fatal Cedar Rapids car crash – Thursday, May 5, 2022

Cedar Rapids car crash death of Jeffery Lankford – Obituary

Jeffery Lankford has been identified as the man killed in a fatal Cedar Rapids car crash that occurred on I-380. The wreck occurred on Thursday, May 5, 2022.

Authorities said Jeffery Lankford, 53, of Cedar Rapids, died after being thrown from his motorcycle in a collision with an SUV shortly before 4 p.m. on I-380 northbound at Highway 30.

According to Cedar Rapids police, the SUV’s driver, 39-year-old Carlos Garcia, was arrested Thursday night and made his first court appearance on Friday morning.

Officers from the Cedar Rapids Police Department reported seeing apparent evidence of inebriation when they made contact with Garcia.