Iowa City man killed in pedestrian accident

An Iowa City man was killed in a pedestrian accident after he stepped in front of a semi-truck last week.

According to Iowa State Patrol, the accident occurred on Interstate 380 near North Liberty when he stepped out of  a parked vehicle on the shoulder of the lane and into oncoming traffic.

The truck driver slammed on the brakes and tried to swerve out of the way, but was unable to stop in time. The 55-year-old pedestrian was pronounced dead shortly after. Police are still investigating the accident at this time.

Our thoughts are with the friends and family of the victim.

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