Man Killed in Clay County after Being Hit by Car

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CLAY COUNTY, Iowa – A man was killed after being hit by a vehicle on Saturday night.

37-year-old Steven Kozelka was initially checking on a stopped vehicle on the side of the road near 490th Street by Peterson, according to the Iowa State Patrol.

At approximately 11 p.m., a 16-year-old driver then crashed into the stopped vehicle and also hit Kozelka.

Kozelka later died at the hospital.

The 16-year-old was injured and had to be hospitalized.