DES MOINES, Iowa — A Des Moines man is dead after being struck by a van near Drake University. It happened just after 7:00 p.m. Thursday near 23rd Street and University Avenue.
Police say a 28-year-old man was hit while walking across University. First responders rushed him to the hospital in serious condition. Despite extensive life saving efforts, the man died a short time later.
Authorities are questioning the driver. The names of those involved have not been released. The crash is still under investigation.