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Authorities identify pedestrian killed in Polk County

January 1, 2022 GMT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Polk County Sheriff’s Office has identified a 77-year-old man who died when he was hit by a car as he walked in northeast Des Moines.

Jack Waters, of Des Moines, died at the scene after he was struck Thursday night by a Chevrolet Tahoe as he walked across Northeast 14th Street, the Polk County Sheriff’s office said.

The Tahoe’s driver stopped and cooperated with investigators.

The investigation is continuing.