- Associated Press - Wednesday, February 3, 2016

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Police have identified pedestrian who was killed while crossing a street in West Des Moines.

Police announced Wednesday that 69-year-old Richard Carstensen, of West Des Moines, was struck and killed Monday night while crossing Ashworth Road.

Carstensen was pronounced dead at the scene. There are no traffic control devices or crosswalks at the site of the crash.

Police say the driver of the vehicle was not hurt. He was identified as 55-year-old Robert Irving, of Urbandale. Police say a preliminary investigation shows Irving did not violate traffic laws.


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