Pedestrian killed in Iowa hit-and-run was Illinois man


Police in Davenport identified a pedestrian who was killed in a hit and runaway just north of Genesis Medical Center as an Illinois man.

Police said the victim was Eric Johnson, 60, from Rock Island.

The accident happened shortly after 7 pm. On, when first responders were called to North Fillmore Lane for a report of an unresponsive man on the street. Police said a preliminary investigation showed that the man collided with a car and was washed 300-400 feet (91.44-121.92 meters). Investigators said the car fled the scene of the fatal accident.

Johnson was pronounced dead in hospital. The police have not announced any arrests and have not mentioned any suspects in his death.


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