Authorities Identify Pedestrian Hit and Killed in Central City

Authorities have identified the pedestrian who was killed in an accident in Central City last week.

The Linn County Sheriff’s Office says the victim was 54-year old Jeffrey Scott of Central City.

Emergency personnel arrived on the scene at Marion Road and Barber Road just after 11 pm last Thursday night, where they found Scott unresponsive. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

He had been struck by a vehicle driven by 59-year old Melinda Lawrence of Central City.

The incident remains under investigation, with charges pending.