Police release name of man who died after being hit by a car in Cedar Rapids

Published: Nov. 23, 2020 at 11:06 AM CST
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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - Cedar Rapids Police say a pedestrian is at fault for a crash that cost him his life on November 13.

They said 61-year-old Patrick Morrissey was wearing dark clothes when he tried to run across Edgewood Road at 12th Avenue SW while the traffic light was green.

A vehicle hit him as he was crossing just before 6 p.m. and he died from his injuries.

Police also cited the driver, 53-year-old Karol Jones, for driving with a suspended license.

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