The first incident happened around 5 a.m. on Interstate 380 in Buchanan County. Troopers say 21-year-old Angelica Soto of Cedar Rapids was walking along the highway and, according to witnesses, walked into traffic. Soto was hit by a car and killed.
The second accident happened around 9 p.m. The State Patrol says a pedestrian was hit by a car while walking on a road in Louisa County. Forty-three-year-old Lian Hmun Sang of Columbus Junction was dead at the scene.
The 70-year-old motorist told troopers she didn’t see Sang as she turned into a private driveway.