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One killed in crash between vehicle, pedestrian on Highway 100

Updated: Jun. 19, 2021 at 2:06 AM CDT
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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - A collision between a vehicle and a person on a highway killed the pedestrian on Friday night, according to law enforcement officials.

At around 11:32 p.m., the Cedar Rapids Police Department was sent to a report of a crash between a vehicle and a pedestrian in the roadway on Iowa Highway 100 westbound, west of its exit for Interstate 380. Officers arrived and located the person, a man, who was hit. He was treated on the scene and taken to a nearby hospital with what were described as life-threatening injuries. He was pronounced dead upon arrival at the hospital.

The driver of the vehicle was also taken to a nearby hospital as a precaution with what were described as non-life-threatening injuries.

Officials believe that the pedestrian was in the roadway intentionally. No charges will be filed against the driver.

For anyone having thoughts of self-harm, there is always help. Foundation 2 has a crisis line at 319-362-2174.

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