Officer strikes, kills child with patrol vehicle while headed to Iowa fire
RED OAK, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say an Iowa police officer struck and killed a child with a patrol vehicle while headed to an apartment fire.
Iowa State Patrol Sgt. Alex Dinkla said the crash happened around 7 p.m. Monday near an intersection in the town of Red Oak. The child’s name was released Tuesday afternoon. He was identified as 12-year-old Vana Marie Redd of Red Oak.
The patrol is still investigating the accident.
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