Urbandale School Employee Dies After Being Hit by Car

Police investigate after pedestrian hit by car across from Urbandale High School. (WHO-HD)

URBANDALE, Iowa — Counselors will be available to students and staff at Urbandale High School Friday following the death of a school worker.

Dawn Ipson, a member of the district’s nutrition services team, was hit and killed outside the school early Thursday morning.

Ipson was crossing 72nd Street when she was hit by a car turning off of Aurora Avenue. Police identified the driver as 58-year old Jean Davis of Urbandale.

So far, Davis has not be cited in the case.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.