Highway 5 Crash Victim Identified

DES MOINES, Iowa — The driver killed in a fiery accident on Highway 5 Monday has been identified.

Des Moines police say Scott Bittick, 56, was ejected from his car when he crashed into a cement bridge beam near the Fleur Drive exit.

Police say witnesses pulled the man away from the fiery car and attempted CPR but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The accident remains under investigation.


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