Update: Identity of pedestrian who died in Fairfax crash revealed

Update: Identity of pedestrian who died in Fairfax crash revealed
Published: Sep. 30, 2023 at 9:40 AM CDT|Updated: Sep. 30, 2023 at 7:30 PM CDT
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FAIRFAX, Iowa (KCRG) - The Linn County Sheriff’s Office has released the identity of the pedestrian who was killed in a crash in Fairfax on Friday night. Terry Vaske, a 49-year-old man from Cedar Rapids died on the scene after being struck by a vehicle at the Casey’s General store on Williams Boulevard.

The Linn County Sheriff’s Office is still investigating the crash.

One person was killed on Friday night when they were struck by a vehicle, according to law enforcement officials.

At around 9:00 p.m., the Linn County Sheriff’s Office was sent to a report of the incident at the Casey’s General Store, located along Williams Boulevard or U.S. Highway 151. Deputies located a man who had been hit by a vehicle on the roadway.

The male pedestrian died at the scene of the incident. The driver of the vehicle appeared to be uninjured, according to officials, but went to a local hospital for precautionary reasons.

The Iowa State Patrol, Fairfax Fire Department, and Area Ambulance Service assisted in the emergency response.

An investigation into the crash is ongoing.