Riverside Police Department Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date April 6, 2005
Contact Sergeant Chris Manning
Phone (951) 351-6235
Fax (951) 351-6051


Man Killed Crossing Iowa Avenue

Riverside, Ca- At approximately 2140 hours, Riverside Police Officers responded to Iowa/Palmyrita regarding a traffic collision. The investigation revealed a male pedestrian was crossing Iowa Avenue, north of Palmyrita Avenue when he was struck by a vehicle traveling northbound on Iowa Avenue.

The pedestrian was transported by medical personnel to Riverside Community Hospital for treatment. The pedestrian was pronounced deceased at the hospital. The identity of the pedestrian is being withheld pending notification of the next of kin. The driver was released at the scene. The follow-up investigation is being conducted by Det. R. Whitt. Any further information should be forwarded to him at 826-5577.