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Pedestrian Transported to the Hospital After Being Struck by a Patrol Car

A pedestrian was transported to Pella Regional Health Center after being struck by a patrol vehicle yesterday afternoon. At approximately 12:40pm Tuesday a Pella Police Department Patrol car driven by officer Joshua Boone was traveling northbound on Main Street near the intersection of Lincoln Street when Mark Hayes darted into traffic on foot. The vehicle was unable to avoid striking the pedestrian and Hayes was transported to the hospital by Pella Community Ambulance. The accident investigation was conducted by the Iowa State Patrol.