Pedestrian struck by car


One person was injured following a single vehicle crash Tuesday night at the intersection of U.S. highway 34 and South 1stStreet in Chariton.

The Iowa State Patrol says it received a report of a pedestrian walking in the middle of highway 34 near the east edge of Chariton and was struck by a van driven by Jamie Bermel of Lawrence, Kansas.  The victim struck identified as 46 year old Sherri Adams of Chariton.

The Patrol says both Adams and the Bermel van were eastbound.

Adams was transported by ambulance to Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines.

The accident remains under investigation.