79-Year-Old Man Dies After Being Struck By Vehicle

An Wednesday afternoon accident on Sioux City's west side turned deadly for a 79-year-old man. A police report shows Lester Barger was running north across West 4th St. near Casselman St. and was hit by a pickup.
First responders performed CPR on the scene, but Barger was pronounced dead at Mercy Medical Center.
The driver of the pickup wasn't injured.
Police say neither speed nor drugs or alcohol are suspected to be factors in the incident.