Iowa State Patrol investigating fatal pedestrian accident in RO
The Iowa State Patrol has released additional information rergarding the fatal pedestrian accident which took place in Red Oak Jan. 10, According to the Iowa State Patrol's preliminary crash report, Red Oak Police officer Reesce Anderson, 22, Red Oak, was responding to Acorn Acres for a fire call with lights and sirens activated.
The vehicle was northbound on North Broadway Street near the intersection of Joy Street when, according to the ISP report, Vana Marie Redd ran into the roadway and was struck by Anderson's police vehicle, a 2019 Dodge Durango. Redd sustained fatal injuries from the impact.
The accident remains under investigation. The Iowa State Patrol is being assisted in the investigation by the Red Oak Police Department, the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office, and the Red Oak Fire Department.