Columbus Junction man dies in pedestrian accident

By David Hotle, The JOURNAL


COLUMBUS JUNCTION ? A Columbus Junction man died Tuesday evening after being struck by a car while he was walking on High View Drive, the Iowa State Patrol reports.

According to a crash report, a 2014 Ford Focus driven by Linda LeMatty, 70, of Columbus Junction, was traveling northbound on High View Drive at Center Street at about 8:48 p.m. LeMatty turned west into a private entrance and failed to see Lian Humn Sang, 43, as he was walking southbound on High View Lane. The vehicle struck Snag.

Sang was transported to the University of Iowa Hospirtals and Clinics in Iowa City by Louisa County Ambulance where he was pronounced dead.

The incident remains under investigation.