Authorities say Iowa boy killed by hit-and-run driver

The Iowa State Patrol says the vehicle came up from behind, struck the two and then left.

Posted: Jun 25, 2018 7:20 AM

DRAKESVILLE, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a 9-year-old boy has been killed by a hit-and-run driver in southeast Iowa.

Station KCRG reports that the vehicle struck the boy and a sibling Sunday night on a rural road west of Drakesville in Davis County. The Iowa State Patrol says the vehicle came up from behind, struck the two and then left.

The boy's sibling was flown to a Des Moines hospital. The children's names haven't been released.

No arrest has been reported.

Article Comments

Mason City
Clear
40° wxIcon
Hi: 45° Lo: 26°
Feels Like: 34°
Albert Lea
Clear
37° wxIcon
Hi: 44° Lo: 27°
Feels Like: 31°
Austin
Clear
37° wxIcon
Hi: 46° Lo: 29°
Feels Like: 33°
Charles City
Broken Clouds
36° wxIcon
Hi: 44° Lo: 26°
Feels Like: 29°
Rochester
Clear
35° wxIcon
Hi: 42° Lo: 27°
Feels Like: 29°
Average Temps on the way
KIMT Radar
KIMT Eye in the sky

Latest Video

Image

Pet of the Week

Image

New ways to donate to the Red Kettle Campaign

Image

A look at KIMT News 3's new Austin Live Eye

Image

Austin 2020 Teacher of the Year

Image

Warm Up Rochester

Image

Weather forecast 2 11/15

Image

Weather forecast 11/15

Image

Osage volleyball falls in 2A semifinals

Image

RCTC sweeps Harper

Image

Creating a habitat fit for bees

Community Events