Officials Say Pedestrian Involved in Fatal Crash Walked Out in Front of Vehicle


CLIVE, Iowa  —  Police have identified the driver and pedestrian involved in a fatal crash on Monday.

Officials say a Ford Expedition driven by 51-year-old Samuel Benjamin of Urbandale was traveling eastbound on Hickman Road when 53-year-old Steven Rittel walked out in front of the vehicle.

Rittel was struck by the vehicle, and later died from his injuries.

The accident is still under investigation.