Woman Killed in Hit-and-Run in Center Point

A woman was killed and a man was injured in a hit-and-run accident in Center Point early Sunday.

The Linn County Sheriff’s Office says they received a call of an accident in the parking lot of Bully’s North, a bar on Iowa Street, around 1:30 am. The caller reported that the accident involved a vehicle and two pedestrians.

When authorities arrived, they found a woman dead from injuries she suffered in the accident. They also found a man with minor injuries.

The vehicle that struck them had left the scene.

The woman pronounced dead at the scene has been identified as 50-year old Kimberley Swore of Center Point. The man injured in the accident has been identified as 46-year old Jack Greenhaw of Vinton. Greenhaw was transported by ambulance to a local hospital.

The vehicle was described by witnesses as a gray Chevy Suburban with Iowa license plate EQB 231. Witnesses at the scene told deputies that 30-year old Bret Klima of Urbana was the driver.

Both Klima and the vehicle have been located. The Linn County Sheriff’s Office says the investigation is still active and ongoing.