On a Tuesday morning in April, an elderly woman was crossing the street in downtown Clear Lake when she was fatally hit by a truck.
The woman was struck in a crosswalk near Fourth Street and Main Street. The pedestrian accident left the 73-year-old woman with critical head injuries. When emergency responders arrived on the scene, they found the woman surrounded by bystanders who were attempting to help.
She was transported to a local hospital to have her head trauma addressed. She passed away due to complications from her injuries. The 87-year-old Clear Lake man who was operating the truck was not injured in the collision. At this time, no charges have been filed against him.
Our condolences are with the woman’s family and friends during this tragic time.
An 87-year-old Clear Lake, Iowa man ran into a woman with his pick-up truck at an intersection last Tuesday morning causing her to suffer fatal injuries.
The man was passing through the Main Avenue and Fourth Street when he struck the pedestrian who was walking in the intersection. The 73-year-old woman sustained numerous injuries, largely pertaining to her head. Paramedics brought her to a local hospital so that doctors could attempt to save her life.
The woman died the same day she was admitted into the hospital. Police have plans to recreate the pedestrian accident scene, in order to determine fault in the fatal collision. At this time, the driver has not been charged with a crime.
Iowa authorities report that a 57-year-old Naperville man was killed in a pedestrian accident on Sunday.
The incident took place around 4:40 PM on Interstate 80 in Scott County in eastern Iowa. Police say that the man tried to cross the interstate and was struck by a semitrailer.
The 57-year-old man died instantly, and the truck driver was not injured.
Police are stil investigating the death and no charges have yet been filed.
Des Moines police report that a 91-year-old man was struck and killed by a dump truck near the downtown area Monday morning around 8 AM.
The pedestrian-vehicle accident took place when the man was attempting to cross the road in his motorized wheelchair. According to the dump truck driver, he was making a right turn at the same time and struck the man, who he says he did not see.
Police are still investigating but no charges have been filed.
Police report that a Davenport woman was killed in a car-pedestrian accident on Saturday, May 15, in East-Moline.
The incident occurred around midnight as the woman was crossing Avenue of the Cities. There were no traffic lights or crosswalks at the spot that she crossed.
She tripped and fell as she was crossing, and was unable to move out of the way of oncoming traffic.
The woman received serious head, neck, and chest injuries and died at the scene.