Polk Co, IA – Pedestrian Fatally Hit by Dump Truck on E University AveDes Moines Accident News
Polk Co, IA (May 26, 2021) – One person is dead after being involved in a pedestrian accident Tuesday, May 25, in the Polk County area.
Local authorities were notified of the deadly crash early that morning at around 10 a.m. The collision occurred at the 10400 block of E. University Avenue near NE 104th Street. A pedestrian was reportedly struck by an Aspen Waste Systems dump truck.
The injured party sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. The identity of the deceased victim has not been revealed at this time.
An ongoing investigation into the fatal crash is underway.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Deadly Pedestrian Accidents in Iowa
Pedestrians have a higher chance of being critically injured in the event of a traffic accident. In 2017, a pedestrian was killed in a crash somewhere in the United States every 88 minutes on average, contributing to 5,977 fatalities that year. Despite an overall decrease in traffic deaths, pedestrian fatalities have continued to rise across the country.
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