The pedestrian who died in a traffic accident in northwest Iowa has been identified. Le Mars police report a Le Mars man was struck twice by vehicles traveling east on Highway 3 on the city’s east side last night. According to police, 45-year-old Jeffery Utterback intentionally stepped in front of a pickup truck.
He was also struck by a second vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Utterback had been living at a residential care facility which is located along the highway.
By Joanne Glamm, KLEM, Le Mars