Public Safety

Central City pedestrian dies following accident with a car

A Linn County Sheriff’s Office squad car. (file photo)
A Linn County Sheriff’s Office squad car. (file photo)

---Update---

According to a news release, The pedestrian has been identified as Jeffrey Alan Scott, 54, of Central City. The driver of the vehicle that struck Scott has been identified as Melinda Kay Lawrence, 59, of Central City.

---Original post---

The Linn County Sheriff’s Office has issued a release regarding an accident involving a car and a pedestrian in Central City.

An accident was reported on Thursday August 30, 2018 at 11 p.m. at the intersection of Marion Road and Barber Street in Central City.

The Linn County Sheriff’s Office, Central City Ambulance Service, and Central City Fire Department were dispatched and found a male who was unresponsive, and was ultimately pronounced dead at the scene.

According to the release, the accident was between a car and the pedestrian.

Currently, the name of the deceased is being withheld pending notification of their family, and the accident is under investigation by the Linn County Sheriff’s Office.

Give us feedback

We value your trust and work hard to provide fair, accurate coverage. If you have found an error or omission in our reporting, tell us here.

Or if you have a story idea we should look into? Tell us here.

CONTINUE READING

Give us feedback

We value your trust and work hard to provide fair, accurate coverage. If you have found an error or omission in our reporting, tell us here.

Or if you have a story idea we should look into? Tell us here.