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Wayne County Accident Claims Pedestrian’s Life

A Promise City, Iowa man was killed when he was struck walking on the highway.

The Iowa State Patrol reports the accident took place on Highway 2 near Center Street in Promise City, Iowa in Wayne County around 1 pm on Monday, July 5th.

67-year old David Ray Curtis was walking southbound across Hwy 2. 25-year old Page Marie Mitchell of Seymour, Iowa was eastbound. Mitchell attempted to avoid striking Curtis by braking and swerving but was unable to do so. Curtis was struck with the front right side of the car.

Curtis was taken to Wayne County Hospital where he died.

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