Fredericksburg man dies after being struck by a car

A pedestrian accident that took place in Fredericksburg, Iowa left one man dead.

A Chrysler Concorde that was being driven by a 17-year-old girl was traveling east on 290th street when she started losing control of the vehicle. The vehicle crossed lanes and ended up on the west side of the street where it came into contact with a pedestrian.

The 56-year-old pedestrian was walking on 290th street when he was struck by the car. He was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics. The Iowa State Patrol did not release the identities of the individuals so as to allow for their families to be notified in private first.

Our thoughts and condolences go out to the friends and family of the victim during this difficult time.

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